Social Media and FOMO: What the Fear of Missing Out is Doing to Your Family — Part 1

Monday, 14 October, 2019

Happy pictures capture happy moments, right? That seems like a simple concept. But why is it that the concept of “moments” doesn’t apply when we gaze into the world of social media? “Moment” translates into “always” in the blink of a Facebook or Instagram refresh. When...
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Unplug for Fun!

Thursday, 10 October, 2019

One of the most important things to do as a family is unplug! But unplugging should be more than having your kids turn in their phones at dinner or bedtime. It should be an opportunity to connect, laugh, and realize life CAN be fun without...
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Phones Up, Empathy Down

Wednesday, 9 October, 2019

Why empathy is on the decrease with our youth and what phones have to do with it Did you know that empathy can affect our kids’ future health, success, happiness, relationships, and overall well being? It’s also a positive predictor of our children's success in...
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8 ideas for creating family cell phone guidelines that rock! — Part 3 of 3

Friday, 4 October, 2019

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve covered six ideas for creating guidelines for our kids’ cell phones:  Make it a special event.Get rid of the word "rules."Cell phones aren’t bad or good—it all depends on how we use them.Make it their idea.Listen.Empower. This week...
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8 ideas for creating family cell phone guidelines that rock! — Part 2 of 3

Friday, 27 September, 2019

Last week, I posted three ideas on how to start talking about family cellphone guidelines, and this week I’ve got three more! These are my FAVORITES of all eight of them because they’ve made the biggest difference in my relationship with my two kids. They’re guaranteed...
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8 ideas for creating family cell phone guidelines that rock! — Part 1 of 3

Friday, 20 September, 2019

“One of the hardest things to do in this life is create a family plan that everyone agrees on.” Have you ever had an experience where your best intentions produced the exact opposite of what you wanted? I sure have!  What has surprised me is...
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SheKnows: “The First Phone Network Exclusively for Kids Aims to Curb Screen Time Addiction”

Thursday, 19 September, 2019

We had a great conversation with Madison Medeiros of SheKnows.com today. She and our founder, Stephen Dalby, discussed the need to provide parents with age-appropriate solutions for introducing their children to technology, including Gabb's mission to keep kids safe and encourage them to live life...
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POPSUGAR: “A No-Internet, Just-For-Kids Cell Phone Is Here, and It’s Every Parent’s Dream”

Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Our founder, Stephen Dalby, was in New York City today to visit with Murphy Moroney of POPSUGAR and discuss the need to keep kids safe by introducing them to technology in age-appropriate ways. Read the story here.
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CNN Headline News: “School Safety Gear & Gadgets”

Sunday, 15 September, 2019

Technology expert and journalist Jennifer Jolly included Gabb Wireless in a rundown of gear and gadgets designed to keep kids safe during this back to school season, noting that online safety is just as urgent a consideration as any other safety issue kids deal with....
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KSL News: “Get your kid a different cell phone! This new option has all the tech and none of the danger.”

Friday, 6 September, 2019

"It’s a common contention point among parents and children. They want a phone, but you don’t want them exposed to the dangers that a phone can bring. A new company is fixing that argument with some safe tech." Stephen Dalby, founder of Gabb Wireless, visited...
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