Digital Parenting Archives - Klikd

“That’s me – but it’s not actually me!” – Deep fakes and your screenagers

For better or worse, AI is here to stay! If you are wondering how AI can benefit your child’s academic and social journey, this talk is for you. We unpack the benefits of AI in and out of the classroom while delving into some of the ethical considerations that plague parents as they watch their children default to AI to assist with the with everything from homework to a pop up online therapist.

HIDING BEHIND FINSTA ACCOUNTS: I had no idea my child had three Instagram accounts!

Teenager's unseen side on their "Fiesta" accounts!

So we all know that there are a lot of people in the digital world that pretend to be someone else to lure our children into anything from information sharing to sextortion. That is known as Catfishing. What we don’t often think about is that our precious children are navigating the complex online world where they sometimes […]

The Boks will be wearing purple for the World Cup Final!

The boks are wearing purple to the final! Fake News!!

HELPING OUR T/WEENS DISCERN FACT FROM FICTION Whether it’s our Boks wearing purple after the Listerine Blue debacle or new Chinese currency taking over the rand, at KLIKD we love finding tools and strategies that promote critical thinking and healthy information consumption among our screenagers. Enter the “Ground News” app and the significance of helping teens learn […]

Help! My Child Wants to download another app!

Should I let my child download Snapchat?

“All my friends are on it” is the refrain heard in every household when our children beg for yet another app/game download. As parents we can feel manipulated, anxious, overwhelmed and sometimes even bullied into just saying ‘yes’. Here are five steps to holding your ground, each and every time. 

Ghosting: what every parent needs to know

what is ghosting

Ghosting?! What does it mean and why does it hurt so much?
If you, like so many parents, have to help your child through the really tricky terrain of being ghosted, check out our latest blog for everything you need to know

Avoid screen zombies AND get your kids out the bedroom this holiday

After a VERY long and very hard year, how do we manage our tw/eens and their screens this holiday without turning into a monster or throwing the xBox/iPad/phone into the ocean in the hope that that this is the ONLY thing to actually get your screenager to emerge from their cave.
Here are some ideas on how to get the screenagers off the screen AND out the bedroom these holidays

Understanding the phenomenon that is K-Pop: the parent cheat sheet

If you, like so many of us, are still perplexed about Squid Game and its unprecedented popularity, understanding the phenomenon that is K-Pop might help make it a little more understandable.
K-WHAT? Well, K-Pop, aka ‘Korean POP’ is a genre of music that has taken the world by storm. If you want to surprise your screenager with some superpower parent knowledge, we thought we’d give you the low down on K-Pop.