cyberbullying


According to the StompOutBullying.org website, their parental resource page highlighted this horrific topic by calling out cyberbullying as “social terrorism by technology.” While our societies general rule of thumb states we don’t negotiate with terrorists, what are parents to do when it comes to this type of traumatic experience? Back […]

Learn About Cyber Bullying & Stopping This Vicious Cycle


Netiquette refers to good manners on the internet and treating other people on the internet as you would like to be treated yourself. Children may not realize that they can accidentally offend someone online. Unfortunately, some people use the internet and/or mobile phones to upset or harass others. This is […]

Tips to Save Your Child from Being a Victim of ...




My generation is pre-millennial, but just barely.  We’re Generation X.  We were raised with old school Nintendo and note passing during class. Our parents let us explore our neighborhoods and only called us in when it was time for bed.  We were held accountable for disrespectful behavior and only won […]

Parenting in the Digital Age


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    Parenting has changed drastically in the past decade. Instead of dinner bells ringing children home, they now have cell phones. Social media has become an obsession and a favorite past time. As technology changes, parenting needs to change as well. Trying to keep your child safe in the […]

Parenting in the Social Media Age: How to Keep Your ...


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  Has your child ever participated in bullying or been a victim of bullying? Odds are they have seen a classmate being teased or harassed. Kids can play an important role in helping those who are being bullied. Here are some things you can teach your children in regards to bullying: […]

Teaching Kids to Help Victims of Bullying



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Kids have it rough these days.  Before the advent of computers, the only bully your children had to worry about was on the school playground, walking home after school or on the bus.  This situation was dealt with swiftly and ended the bullying quickly. That is not the case in […]

CyberBullying: Guidelines for Parents to Openly Communicate with their Children


As the average age of a first mobile device increases and the number of social tools our kids use to connect increases, us parents are often left scratching our heads when it comes to keeping our children safe online. Today the average age for a first mobile device is 13, according […]

Increasing the Digital Safety Net Beyond Email




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  Most parents have been running around the electronics stores purchasing the latest and greatest electronic gifts for their children’s Christmas Wish List. You probably cashed in on some of the smoking hot deals during Black Friday or Cyber Monday. Now as you sit down at the dining room table […]

7 Parental Guidelines to Keep Your Children Safe Online