Parents spend a portion of their day with technology, a few minutes here and there can add up to several hours very quickly. *Guilty as charged.* Families are busier now than in years past; I’m almost grateful for the opportunity to bring up kids without all the technology … [Read more...] about Parents Swallowed Whole by Technology?
The internet might give you super fast access to the world’s information with just a few clicks but it is also home to various scammers and spammers. As if digital felons trying to steal your credit card information or tricking you into buying a useless product was not enough; … [Read more...] about How serious is Cyberbullying?
2012 has seen the rise of smartphones amongst users, most of whom were teenagers. According to a report by Nielsen, figures bound up by a whole 22% for smartphone usage for this age group with 58% of teenagers in the US found to own smartphones in 2012 compared to a 36% in the … [Read more...] about Why Parents Should Monitor their Teen’s Texting Habits
Humans are and always will be social beings. We like to connect to those people close to us. We love to share our lives with our beloved ones, friends, office-mates or even our acquaintances at times. Yet sometimes, we get so caught up with our online lives that we forget to … [Read more...] about What You Can Do to Avoid Facebook Oversharing
From Facebook, to Twitter, to Foursquare, social media sites are everywhere and full of virtual land mines for our teens. They can quickly become a victim of cyber bullying. Anything they say can and may be used against them by a bully at school, a college admissions counselor … [Read more...] about Social Media – Top Venue for Cyberbullying