Social media has been around for a relatively short time- under 20 years- and yet it has become a pervasive trend especially among the younger generations. Over 60% of 13–17 year-olds have at least one profile on a social networking site, with many spending more than 2 hours per day on social networking sites. However, social media popularity is not all limited to teens, … [Read more...] about Social Media Tips Parents Should Know- Do You Protect Your Personal Information?
The internet is a great tool for your children to use for help with school and entertainment. Unsupervised online access can be full of dangers, however, and your kids should be monitored. Here are six tips for keeping your kids safe online. It is also a good idea to discuss with your child why these precautions are helpful to keep them safe from cyberbullying and online … [Read more...] about Six Tips For Keeping Your Kids Safe Online
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Boys & Girls Clubs of America. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. June is National Internet Safety Month. I feel that this is a very important issue because technology is changing and evolving so fast these days and many parents are feeling left behind while … [Read more...] about Boys & Girls Club (BGCA) Help With CyberSafe Tips
Today's kids are more connected than ever. Consider that your standard satellite television service has more than 285 channels, according to http://Slackware.org—it's hard to keep track of what type of content your kids are exposed to on the television, let alone the Internet. But monitoring your children online has never been more important. Cyberbullying isn't something we … [Read more...] about States Step up Anti-Cyberbullying Laws – What Can You Do?
Sticks and stones may break bones, but words can definitely hurt just as bad, if not worse than some physical altercations. Although we have access to the greatest bank of information ever compiled, we also live in an era where we can say whatever we want to whoever we want under the thick veil of anonymity. Computers, tablets and predominately cell phones have become the … [Read more...] about Tips For Keeping Kids Safe From Cyberbullying