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A shiny new school year is in front of us, and anything is possible. Kids, just like adults have goals heading into the new school year. They want a fresh start at fixing what didn’t work last year and step up what did. They are excited, nervous, and maybe even terrified about the year ahead. So […]

It’s tough being responsible sometimes. And managing responsibilities for what is precious in your life usually takes a little extra thought.  Let’s say you’ve just welcomed a beautiful set of triplets into the world.  Lucky you . . . and lots to managed! But, you wouldn’t give all these babies the same name simply to […]

Ask a teen what’s the best thing about life is and 9/10 times the answer would be ‘friends.’ To teens, friends are EVERYTHING! They may as well quote Virginia Woolf and say: “Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” Friendship in the Internet age has stretched beyond the borders of […]

A Parent’s Handy Primer on Cyber Vocabulary – Part IV Aaaaaand, we are back! *drum rolls* This week’s topic is not only the continuation of our primer; but also, the last of it! Let us quickly brush up on the topic of discussion – our dated cyber vocabulary. Many of us might not be aware […]

Earlier this week, a new vulnerability was discovered, potentially afflicting up to 950 million Android devices. This accounts for nearly all of active Android users. And what’s more shocking, it all started with a text message. Allow me to introduce you to “Stagefright,” the latest vulnerability to make cybersecurity headlines. Stagefright, a security hole freshly […]