Posts Tagged 'protecting kids online'

Planning a family vacation has evolved to an art form. There’s an app for everything from booking flights, discovering deals, and finding activities off the beaten path. This digital evolution of the family vacation brings with it both good and bad news for families. While technology has opened up a whole new world of fun, adventure, […]

Did you feel the seismic shift this week as most families went from a school to a summer schedule? The excitement is palpable. A sense of levity has permeated every nook and cranny of my teenager’s world while a sense of panic is slowly rolling into mine. Summer signals sand, surf, and—let’s be honest—far more […]

If you were asked to picture an adolescent on a holiday, a common image that would come to your mind would be of a teen in a tee and shorts, with headphones on, while playing games on the tab. Devices have almost become an integral accessory of youngsters today, haven’t they? Summer vacation is here, […]

I write about family safety for several reasons, one of which, is that I’ve experienced a few digital disasters first hand and hope by sharing, I can somehow help others. A few of my own personal tech collisions: I’ve had my identity stolen, I’ve been hacked, and one of the most painful—our family had a password stolen […]

It’s still happening. Even with all the news reports it’s still happening. Kids — good kids, amazing kids just looking for acceptance — are being enticed by predators online. Washington Post columnist Petula Dvorak couldn’t have said it better with the first line of a recent column that read, “There are few holes deeper than […]