Posts Tagged 'facebook'

While kids today are the beneficiaries of amazing technology, there are casualties to growing up digital we can’t deny. We know the hit that education, relationships, and even a child’s very health can take when we don’t help kids balance their tech. But what about the more subtle losses our kids are incurring that are […]

Have you ever wondered why it is that your kids can’t join social media sites like Facebook until they are 13 years of age? Perhaps you thought that it is the social media sites ‘looking out’ for the interests of our children. I know I did a few years back.   Now while I would […]

Sorry, this post will not push the health benefits of a kale-flax smoothie (although they do rock). But, if your aspiring college student follows this 7-Day Digital Cleanse for a full week, he is bound to become more digitally fit. (Disclaimer: the side effects of the 7-Day Digital Cleanse could be life changing and dream […]

Developers of malware and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) often prey on our curiosity using social engineering methods to get our attention. A recent case is a video that has become popular on Facebook. In its description, the video claims to offer footage of the lost Malaysian aircraft. Many people on Facebook are sharing this link: […]

Today marks the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence – a timely opportunity to remind your offspring that bullying and violence are NOT OK, ever. With a catchy tagline of ‘Bullying. No Way!’, this successful annual event provides schools with fantastic resources, lesson plans and events designed to help children clearly understand that […]