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TechSavvyMama Leticia Barr, Award-Winning Technology,
Education, and Parenting Blogger

Understanding how to stay safe online can be confusing for adults, and it’s even more so when we add protecting kids to the equation. And with our kids online now more than ever, Tech Savvy Mama is here to help. Award winning writer Leticia Barr identifies unique challenges we face in trying to guide children safely though the digital world. She discusses common risks associated with downloading and streaming content, and offers advice on how to minimize them. As it turns out, staying safe online is pretty simple if we just follow a few common sense guidelines.


Leticia is an award-winning technology, education, and parenting blogger who founded and teaches middle school computer science. She has combined her knowledge of child development, psychology, education, tech and parenting to provide useful advice for families about the digital parenting topics since 2008. Leticia has been a columnist for, has had her writing syndicated on Scholastic parents, and written for Common Sense Media. She currently advises YouTube as a member of the YouTube Kids Parents Panel and serves on the education advisory board for

Leticia was named the 2020 Iris Award for Mom Blog of the Year and is the 2018 Iris Awards® winner for Philanthropic Work of the Year.

Leticia lives with her family in the Washington, D.C. area where she unplugs to spend time with her husband, 2 teens, their overly enthusiastic Golden Retriever Labrador rescue, and their growing flock of backyard chickens.

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