Posts Tagged 'protecting kids online'

Congratulations, parent. Your kids survived the first few weeks of the new school year. Or did they? You may want to take a closer look. Some grumbling and transition fatigue is acceptable the first week or two of school. But those yawns and heavy eyes going into the third or fourth week? Well, those may […]

Question: I never imagined allowing my daughters to begin dating would be such an emotional rollercoaster — thanks to social media! I know if a relationship doesn’t end well for one of them, social media will only prolong the heartache or, in some cases, the drama. It seems like their moods go up or down depending […]

Starting college marks the first of many adulting firsts — first dorm room, first roommate, first no-curfew-on-a-school-night — indeed, there are so many mind-blowing firsts to celebrate and enjoy. Unfortunately, going from mom and dad’s house to your own domain with new tech habits also opens up your personal information. So, along with Freshman English and […]

The days are getting shorter and your bags are (finally) unpacked from the annual family vacation. Summer is officially coming to an end. For kids, nothing is more bittersweet than switching gears from hot days filled with play dates and summer camps to long school days and early mornings. For a kid, a new school […]

Getting caught in a social media faux pas seems to be the new normal. The latest? The newly crowned Miss Teen USA, Karly Hay, landed in the hot seat for several alleged racial slurs in tweets she posted in 2013. Next week, it will be someone else under fire because our fast-moving digital conversational today could carry […]