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Episode 6 – Wait Until 8th with Brooke Shannon

On Episode 6 we talk with Brooke Shannon about the Wait Until 8th pledge and movement. The Wait Until 8th pledge calls on parents to band together in their community and commit to each other that they will wait until at least 8th grade to give their kids a smart phone. Wait Until 8th has certainly garnered a lot of attention, including spots on the Today show, Good Morning America, and features on CNN, NPR, and USA Today, …

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Episode 5 – Video Game Addiction with Cam Adair

On episode 5 we speak with Cam Adair, founder of Game Quitters and a popular speaker. Cam has a compelling story about his own journey into and out of gaming addiction, which we get into at length. He later founded Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for gaming addiction, which has helped thousands of people in more than 70 countries. While Cam’s story of gaming addiction is pretty extreme, our conversation will offer practical …

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Episode 4 – Kids and Social Media with Monica Swanson

On Episode 4 we’re excited to talk with Monica Swanson, the “Grommom” herself! Monica is a successful and influential blogger at MonicaSwanson.com, where she writes about parenting, marriage, health, and faith, while sharing slices of her family’s life in Oahu’s famous North Shore. She’s hard at work on her book, Boy Mom, which is scheduled for release in 2019. As the mother of 3 teenage boys and one younger son, she’s got a lot to …

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Episode 3 – Family Zone with Crispin Swan

We had a blast, bloke! We hope you enjoyed our conversation with Crispin Swan, a founder of Family Zone. We’re grateful for his time and for coordinating a conversation across a huge time zone divide! Family Zone offers a really strong solution for families (or small businesses and schools) who want to provide a “full-service” filtering option for their network. While filtering is important to help protect your family from the truly nasty stuff on …

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Episode 2 – Internet Safety 101

Internet Safety 101. This was fun! Some of the content in this episode grew out of Jay’s short e-book, A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety: Your Resource for Parenting in the Digital Age, which is available on Amazon here. We covered a lot of ground and mentioned a lot of resources. Here’s a few of them: Common Sense Media is a great resource to find reviews on all kinds of media, including music, movies, apps, …