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What We’re Reading: Parents on Facebook, Tips for a Healthy Summer, SnapKidz

by Lynette Owens

Week of July 15, 2013

Welcome to our inaugural What We’re Reading update!  To help you keep up with what’s going on with kids, families, schools, and technology, we’ll compile a list of interesting stories our team’s been reading over the past week.  What have you been reading? Tell us below or Tweet @TrendISKF

  • NEW STUDY: Teens who friend their parents feel closer to them in real life.  Yes, really!
  • NEW TECH: Are Your Children Using Snapchat?  If you didn’t know, SnapChat came out with an under 13 version of their photo sharing app a few weeks ago.  Why this version, called SnapKidz, is useless.
  • HELPFUL TIPS: The Center on Media and Child Health at the Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital offers 6 ways to help your kids stay healthy this summer.
  • HELPFUL TIPS: If your kids are using your iPad much more this summer, see these easy tips on making tablets safe for kids from Cool Mom Tech.

See you next week!


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