Julie Ryan Evans

Julie Ryan Evans is a writer and editor who has worked with a host of diverse companies including Microsoft, USA Today, Realtor.com, Brit + Co, CafeMom and SheKnows, among others. She has a master’s degree in nonfiction writing from The Johns Hopkins University and regularly covers topics including health and wellness, parenting, technology, finance, real estate and pop culture. While she currently calls the Orlando area home, she has lived everywhere from Hawaii to Austin, Boston and beyond.

Julie Ryan Evans

8 Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe Online During Quarantine

With coronavirus quarantines in place, kids across the country are now home all day (and night… and all day again…), and chances are they’re spending a tad—okay, a ton—more time online. Distance learning also frequently requires the use of electronic devices, and many parents are relaxing screen time limits to help kids fill their time …

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Kindle Fire Tablet

Setting Parental Controls On Your Kid’s Kindle Fire

Kindle Fires are a popular tablet choice for kids. They’re portable, durable and give kids access to a host of entertainment and learning avenues without the heft of a laptop or PC—both in weight and price. Unfortunately, some of those avenues, filled with content that’s far from kid-friendly, aren’t those that parents want their children …

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Chromebook

How To Set Parental Controls On Your Kid’s Chromebook

Inexpensive, lightweight and functional, Chromebooks are a popular choice when it comes to laptops for kids. For between $200-400, they offer most of the same functionality as traditional laptops. The primary difference: They run on the Chrome operating system, and instead of storing data on the computer, they primarily store it in the Google cloud. …

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