Posts Tagged 'Family Safety'

Today was an amazing opportunity at the Intel Campus in Santa Clara CA.  I am honored to have been invited to speak to 8th grade classes of STEM students brought in as part of Intel SVP Michael Greene’s wonderful outreach program to under resourced kids. I had two classes, and talked with each about online […]

“Seriously?” my teen daughter shrieked. “What a jerk!” With a few angry finger jabs to her home screen she shut off her phone, shoved it into her backpack, and looked out the car window. “What is it?” I asked. “Nothing. It’s gross.” “What’s gross?” “Nothing.” I know my daughter well enough to know that she […]

Do you get a little confused looking through your teen’s Instagram or Twitter feed lately and seeing a crazy amount of new code-like phrases? You aren’t alone. If you add together the popular hashtags kids use and the coded phrases, you’ll find yourself learning an entirely new language that also happens to be growing exponentially […]

If you think about it long enough, your eyes will cross, and your head will feel like it’s going to explode. How do protect your kids from all the what ifs and who mights online (and off)? You can’t. But what you can do is be intentional about raising kids who are leaders in an […]

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 […]