Brave Parenting Guide to Chatbot Therapy Apps

What is “Chatbot Therapy”? Chatbot Therapy is AI-powered mental health care. It generally serves as a substitute for in-person or tele-health style live counseling traditionally provided by another human – not just any human, but one who is educated, trained, licensed, and experienced in providing mental health care and counseling to individuals in need. AI […]

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 […]

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 […]

Amazon Prime Video Parental Controls

If you, like millions of others, pay for an annual Amazon Prime account you have instant access to Prime Video. Prime video has applications for smartphones, smart televisions, set top boxes (like Google Chromecast), game consoles, and more. Regardless where you access Prime Video from, activating the parental controls happens on Amazon itself. Amazon does […]

Disney+ Parental Controls

Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic all in one place – this is Disney+. For your daughter, all the princess movies; for your son, all the Star Wars. Hopefully you like superheros, Mom & Dad. The on-demand and ad-free streaming service is off to a big start with over 50 million subscribers in […]

Netflix Parental Controls

Updated Netflix Parental Controls! Netflix boasts 150 million subscribers. A lot of those are families who have been waiting for stronger parental controls for while. Well, they are finally here! Now, you can lock any profile with a 4-digit PIN. This feature prohibits kids from accessing the adult/parent profile with mature content. In the same […]

Screen Time Standards During COVID-19 Captivity

The standards you live by are important. They are like the bones of the body, which keeps it supported and structured. Imagine the floppy mess we’d be without bones. While bones and structure are essential for a functioning body, they are not what keeps us alive. It is our relationships that is the heartbeat of […]

The Remind App: More Than Just Convenience?

As school goes back across the country, the Remind app (formerly Remind 101) claimed a temporary position as the #1 Free App in the iTunes app store. It’s easy to assume apps and services like Remind are required for students and parents, as so many teachers are integrating smart technology and conveniences into their classrooms. […]