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What do I need to know about kids + safe & responsible computing?

Mr. BlahLaLa and I are considering buying Kid BlahLaLa a laptop for his 10th birthday. (We want him to be able to play Minecraft and browse the internet.) We're a Mac family but I'm pretty sure this computer will have to be non-Mac because they're so much cheaper, which in turn opens up a whole world of internet security questions that I usually don't think about on my mac. Plus the whole idea of "Now I'm giving my kid a computer, what do I need to think about?" type of stuff. [more inside]
posted by BlahLaLa on Mar 2, 2013 - 13 answers

Car seat for a Mini convertible?

My husband loves his 2007 Mini Cooper S convertible, but also loves his 3 year old, 38" tall, 30 lb daughter. We're hoping to bring the two things together with the perfect car seat. It needs to be easy to get into for the kid, harness (as opposed to seat belt) preferred. Have any actual real-life Mini owners made this work?
posted by nkknkk on May 10, 2012 - 4 answers

How do I manage my kid's Kindle?

Just bought a Kindle for my 11 year old daughter (haven't given it to her yet). As far as I can tell, there are no parental controls. How should I set it up so I can manage the content she's reading and limit her ability go on a digital spending spree? [more inside]
posted by punocchio on Mar 31, 2012 - 26 answers

Am I putting my children at excess risk with this crazy plan?

Describe your experience traveling semi-adventurously (developing country, language barriers, etc) with a very small infant, like a few weeks old small. Specifically concerned with health and safety issues but also comfort and parental sanity. [more inside]
posted by Slarty Bartfast on Sep 19, 2011 - 29 answers

What's the best truck for my baby seat?

Tell me about your good experiences with a pickup truck and a LATCH car seat. [more inside]
posted by willpie on May 21, 2010 - 5 answers

Get that out of your mouth!

Childproofing for the destructive child just starting to get mobile. [more inside]
posted by geek anachronism on Feb 26, 2010 - 19 answers

COPPA and non-US websites

Is a site based outside of the US, that allows US under-13s to join, required to comply with COPPA? [more inside]
posted by lwb on Nov 11, 2009 - 5 answers

"poking" around for vaccination information

Where can I find non-biased information relating to the safety of vaccinations for children? [more inside]
posted by burhan on Sep 9, 2009 - 39 answers

Taming a treacherous staircase

Our new house has a steep steep staircase. What are some ways I can make this feature safer for my family, and especially for our soon-to-be-toddling baby? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Aug 11, 2009 - 19 answers

How do I kidproof a front door?

How do I kid-proof a front door? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Oct 12, 2007 - 21 answers

Help me make my windows safe

Where can I find specific window safety devices for highrise casement windows and floor-to-ceiling windows? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Oct 3, 2006 - 2 answers

Moving on up...

How can I make a highrise safe for my child? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Sep 4, 2006 - 9 answers

You've hit it on the head...

Toddler capabilities. What are 14- to 18-months old capable of doing with regard to physical safety? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Jul 16, 2006 - 17 answers

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