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June 14, 2023
The Top 9 Educational Apps for Kids in 2024

Tracking down the best educational apps can be tricky. There are truly great ones, but they’re often overshadowed by over-stimulating, gamified apps with huge marketing budgets and endless advertising dollars.With the help of educators, Carrots&Cake tested hundreds of apps to bring you a list of the top 9 learning apps that will help your children […]

Jessica O'Brien

May 18, 2023
What are your top tips to achieve screen time balance?

Looking for ways to achieve a healthier balance of screen time in your family? Dr. Clifford Sussman, MD, has some excellent advice that can help you get there. Here are his top tips: Change environmental cues: Make changes in your home that signal to your family that it's time to unplug. This could include designating […]

Sam McDonald

Why Things Don't Work: Screen Time Contracts

When raising kids, a lot of parents draw inspiration by thinking back to how their parents raised them and doing things similarly (or completely opposite!)  But with technology, that usual route of comparison disappears. Navigating a new technological terrain calls for new parenting techniques. One option some parents try is called a Screen Time Contract. […]

Jessica O'Brien

Why Things Don't Work: Edtech/ Educational Apps

These days there is an app for everything, from grocery shopping to socializing to online learning. And because of that, mobile app development is reaching new heights. Apps revolutionize the way people live. Take education, for example. Students now find educational material on their phones with a few clicks. They can do their homework, watch […]

Sam McDonald

Parenting: Nurturing, Guiding, and Safeguarding in the Digital Age

Parenting: Nurturing, Guiding, and Safeguarding in the Digital Age Parenting Philosophies & Approaches Tech & Parenting Parenting Strategies & Best Practices Carrots&Cake & Parenting Further Reading For those keen on exploring more facets of parenting, delve into these insightful articles: Alongside understanding tools and controls, gain insights into the broader scope of Parenting in the […]

Jack Newenham

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The 6 Best iPhone Parental Control Apps of 2024

Discover the top 6 iPhone parental control apps 2023 and learn how to create healthy digital habits for your kids. Compare features, price, ratings and more!

Jack Newenham

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Screen Time Limits - The General Consensus

We pulled together the leading screen time research from around the world, so you don't have to! Learn how to set screen time limits for your kids with Carrots&Cake! Parents get unsolicited advice on LITERALLY everything, from how to discipline their kids to how they should play with them. Screen time is no exception. Everyone […]

Jack Newenham

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May 14, 2023
Screen Time Equation

Most of us agree about life in the digital space; unplugging is not an option. But parents can ensure that we help our kids develop healthy, balanced screen time habits that allow them to become tech-savvy while developing into well-rounded and socially confident individuals by using the Screen Time Equation. How do you ensure that […]

Jessica O'Brien

Why Things Don't Work: Parental Control Software

What is parental control software? Parental software allows parents to keep track of the sites their children visit online. It also gives parents the option of limiting the sites their child can visit. Why are they popular? During the pandemic and the arrival of distance learning, children were required to be online more than at […]

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Can the Internet Make Your Kids Smarter?

Most of the parents we talk to say no! In fact, they equate successful parenting with getting their kids off devices. But is technology all bad? Are there ways to utilize tech so even young kids can benefit from the digital age? Technology skepticism generally follows two frames of thought: 1) Too much time on […]

Jack Newenham

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