Brave Parenting Guide to Old School Summers

Screens have desecrated one of the most cherished parts of childhood: summer. As some of the last parents who grew up with an analog summer, we believe it is important to keep the screen-free spirit alive today by implementing ‘Old School Summer’ activities. Now, why do you need a guide for this? Because screens are […]

Brave Parenting Guide to the Bible Chat App

Since OpenAi’s public release of their GPT-3 and GPT-4 Large Language Models (LLMs), the digital landscape has transformed. There is nothing left untouched by this revolutionary AI technology – including Bible Apps. Here are five facts every parent needs to know about the Bible Chat app. #1 What is Bible Chat? Just as the name […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Replika

The original “AI companion chatbot” app has grown in popularity as AI technology continues to advance. Replika can easily fly under parents’ radar; here are five facts every parent needs to know about this app.   #1 Virtual AI Companion Replika takes the anthropomorphism of AI chatbots to the furthest level possible. It is an […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Sports Betting Apps

Teenage gambling is on the rise through sports betting apps. Here is everything parents need to know about this growing form of entertainment. HOW SPORTS BETTING BECAME SO BIG For a long time, gambling in the form of sports betting was only legal in Nevada. Sports betting has a tainted history going back to 1921 […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Temu

Temu is an e-commerce platform known for their wide range of clothing and household goods but most especially for their unbelievably low prices. Is it safe for teens (or adults)? Here’s the 5 FACTS every parent needs to know.

Brave Parenting Guide to Kids Smartwatches

Smartwatches can be a good alternative to a smartphone. Our guide helps you decide if it is the right decision for your kid and which smartwatch is the best for your needs.

Brave Parenting Guide to ChatGPT

AI – whether you love it or it scares you it is here to stay. This technology is advancing every day but this Brave Parenting guide covers the basics every parent needs to know while raising tech-savvy kids.

Brave Parenting Guide to THC Vape Pens

Brave Parenting Guide to THC Vape Pens

There is a growing problem of teenage use and addiction to THC vape pens. It’s difficult to ascertain whether parents know it’s happening but don’t know how to deal with it – or – if they don’t want to know because that means they’ll have to deal with it.

For anyone who has not followed the marijuana narrative over the past five years, let’s catch everyone up to speed.

Brave Parenting Guide to Saturn

What is the app Saturn, and is it safe for kids? Saturn is a social networking app growing in popularity for the 2023 school year. It promotes the ability to share scheduling and events with friends and classmates but also boasts that it “helps manage your time.” These innocent claims are enough for many parents […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Threads

What is Threads, and is it appropriate for kids? Threads is the new “micro-blogging” app connected to Instagram. Facebook-parent Meta officially launched its competition to Twitter on Wednesday, July 5, after confirming its plans for the app only three months ago. Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated: “We hope to take what Instagram does best and […]

Our Screen Time: Fix What Isn’t Working

Most smartphone-owning parents wish they spent just a little less time staring, tapping, and scrolling – at least in front of their kids. However, if we acknowledge the design, programming, and algorithms at work, it is fair to say that the odds are not in our favor. Because, let’s be real, while every one of us […]

Brave Parenting Guide to BeReal

What is the BeReal app, and is it appropriate for kids? The heart behind the BeReal app is to connect each user with their friends on a daily basis in an unfiltered, more “real” sense. One picture a day is shared with your friend(s), and there are no filters to tempt anyone to curate themselves […]

Biblical Worldview Resources

The following resources are ones that we at Brave Parenting engage with on a regular basis. We have no affiliate relationship with any of these organizations, people, or links provided below – we just really love them! As we parent and navigate our current culture saturated with media and technology, these resources help us think […]

Brave Parenting Guide to OnlyFans

What is OnlyFans and is it appropriate for children….or even adults? OnlyFans is a subscription-based platform, founded in 2016 by London, England-based brothers.  According to their own website, OnlyFans is “the social platform revolutionizing creator and fan connections.” The site includes artists and content creators from all genres and allows them to monetize their content […]

Brave Parenting Guide to No Porn

Pornography is generally defined as printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate erotic rather than aesthetic or emotional feelings. Expanding that definition through the lens of Scripture and the reality of culture, pornography isn’t just sexual gratification – it’s an abuse of the body, hardening of […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Among Us

What is Among Us and is it appropriate for my children? Here are 5 FACTS every parent needs to know about Among Us: #1 Viral Pandemic Popularity Among Us is a game by Innersloth, a startup with 3 games to their credit. Relatively unknown since it debuted on the app store in 2018, Among Us […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Wizz

What is Wizz and is it appropriate for my children? Here are 5 FACTS every parent needs to know about Wizz: #1 Make New Friends Wizz is an app in the Social Networking Category. It allows users to find/meet new friends by scrolling through a live feed of other users. Once someone peaks your interest […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Fortnite

What is Fortnite and is it appropriate for my child? Here are 5 FACTS every parent needs to know about Fortnite: #1 Multi-player Third Person Shooting Video Game Fortnite came onto the video game seen in 2017 as a free-to-play Battle Royale style game. It’s unparalleled popularity and has become a cultural phenomenon. As of […]

Brave Parenting Guide to TikTok

What is TikTok and is it appropriate for my children? Here are 5 FACTS every parent needs to know about TikTok: #1 Entertainment “Social Media” TikTok, formerly known as, is owned by a Chinese company, Bytedance. It’s popularity rose quickly since 2018 and it now boasts over 1 billion users (over 123 million are […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Venmo

What is Venmo and is it appropriate for my child? Here are 5 FACTS every parent needs to know about Venmo: #1 Send, Pay, & Receive Money Venmo began in 2009 as a way to eliminate the “awkwardness of IOUs”. It provides a quick and convenient way to split and share payments with friends using […]

Brave Parenting Guide to Messenger Kids

What is Messenger Kids and is it appropriate for my children? Here are 5 Facts every parent needs to know about Messenger Kids: #1 The Basics “Made for kids. Controlled by parents.” Messenger Kids is a child-friendly messaging app created by Facebook to mimic Facebook Messenger app. Designed for kids ages 6 to 12 years […]



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