Family Sharing Setup

Setting up Family Sharing will give you better control over your kids devices and allow shared resources, including; Sharing Purchases, Sharing Subscriptions (iCloud, Music, etc), Sharing Location, Parental Controls and more.

Amazon Household / Teens

When your Child turns 13 you can set them up with their own Amazon Teen account. Not as crazy as you might think though, it gives them a little independence and you can set it so that everything they buy comes to you for approval first! Amazon also offer Amazon Household, which allows you to connect your account (including Prime) with other members of your house. And for younger children, Amazon Child and Kids+ subscription service, with books, games and educational apps.

iPhone Screen Time

I've had a few questions this week about how to set parental controls on the iPhone. There are a couple of different options, all can be found in Screen Time. We will look at setting Downtime, useful if you want your children to have access to their phones for an emergency or so they can use it as an alarm, but not be able to communicate with friends, access apps, mail and other features of your choosing, during certain times. Setting the amount of time your child is allowed to spend on each app using App Limits. Screen Time also allows you to set Content & Privacy Restrictions.

Organizing your Child’s Internet Workspace

Getting your Child's physical workspace setup is what we've seen and heard a lot about this week as many start back at school online. One thing I haven't seen much about is setting up our children's Internet or online workspace. Getting this right early on can really set our children up for success. In this … Continue reading Organizing your Child’s Internet Workspace