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Teach Your Kids Online Safety With Roblox

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Our kids will be navigating the internet long before their frontal lobes are fully developed, which means they need lots and lots of practice figuring out what’s real, what’s not, what’s a scam, and what’s legit. Roblox, as part of its dedication to fostering online safety, has launched a free “digital civility” curriculum that educators can use with their students; included in that is a Digital Safety Scavenger Hunt game that kids and parents can play at home.

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The game focuses on the difference between “reliable” information and “unreliable” information. The game starts by giving players clues for figuring out what is reliable versus unreliable by scrutinizing these types of messages:

  • Links to unofficial websites
  • Claims without a source
  • Prompts for personal or account information
  • Real life (free) money or gifts

You can watch a trailer for the game here:

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Throughout the game, players encounter various signs, questions, or messages that they have to label as either reliable or unreliable. For example, they might encounter an ad that says “tinyurl.com/freerobux81″ and must decide whether it’s advertising something real they should click or not. Another sign says, “Your account is in danger. Go to tinyurl.com/savRblx to save it!” and they have to decide whether they should click the link to “save” their account.

I had my 10-year-old try it out, and after four or five questions, he figured out that most, if not all, of the examples were going to fall into the “unreliable” category. But it was still good practice and reinforcement for pausing to consider the legitimacy of these sorts of messages, and it was a good opportunity for us to talk, once again, about online safety.

Okay, and it was a good opportunity for him to try to teach me how to move through Roblox, which I am now slightly less terrible at.


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Charge Your Phone Wirelessly With 50% off a Multifunctional LED Lamp

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White Wireless Charge Lamp | $18 | Amazon | Clip coupon + code ABC88699
Black Wireless Charger Lamp | $20 | Amazon | Promo code ABC88699

When you’re ready to turn in for the night, you don’t want to forget to charge your phone— especially if your mobile device doubles as your alarm clock.

With this wireless charger lamp, you can make this crucial step of your nightly routine even easier by just setting your phone on the wireless charging pad and… well, that’s all there is to it!

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Other functions include multiple lighting modes as well as a sleep timer option for auto shut-off of the light after 30 or 60 minutes.

This lamp can be yours in white for $18 if you clip the coupon on Amazon (it’s below the original $40 price) and add promo code ABC88699 at checkout.

You can snag the black version for $20 using the same code—no coupon though, sorry.

Don’t sleep on this deal! Who knows how long stock or the coupon code will last?

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Keep That Hotdish Hot With 65% Off a Luncia Casserole Carrier, Only $11 With Promo Code

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Luncia Double-Decker Dish Carrier | $11 | Amazon | Promo code SDDU9S7F

It has been a long time since the days we could safely have a potluck or other gatherings, but we have a fantastic deal perfect for once those times return. These double-decker Luncia dish carriers can be had for 65% off when you add promo code SDDU9S7F at checkout and clip the coupon on the site (it’s just below the price). These holders fit 9″x 13″ sized baking dishes.

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That means you can insulate and keep two dishes of food warm for only $11 instead of $30. What’s more, your Luncia carrier will arrive by Christmas if you order today as a Prime member.

Just add promo code SDDU9S7F and clip the 5% off coupon to bring the price down to $11 for the blue or the grey option.

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Grab this offer while it’s still around!


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Conquer Your Pup’s Dander and Fur With $700 Off a Cobalt or Charcoal Bobsweep PetHair Plus Robot Vacuum

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Bobsweep PetHair Plus Robot Vacuum & Mop (Cobalt) | $200 | Best Buy

Bobsweep PetHair Plus Robot Vacuum & Mop (Charcoal) | $200 | Best Buy

Allergies can be bad enough as the seasons change. Don’t let pet hair and dander add to that by vacuuming it up early and often. That chore is easier said than done— unless you have a robot vacuum to do the work for you. This lovely bright cobalt Bobsweep PetHair Plus robot vacuum and mop, only $200 today at Best Buy seems like an ideal option. That’s a whopping $700 off, by the way.

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You can get the same deal for the charcoal version of the robot vac, too. This model is not only specially made for picking up pet hair, it self docks and charges when it’s finished with the work.

It also comes with a mop attachment, so it can take care of those kitchen floors for you as well. Grab it while it’s still available for this fantastic price!

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