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Many parents see the Internet as a distraction for their pre-teen and teenage children. They see the disadvantages that can come with spending time online – social media, addiction, and bullying, just to name a few. Other parents simply don’t have the money for a computer or internet access. What these parents don’t realize is […]

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It has been several years since Google Bomb was launched and I don’t think a week goes by that I don’t still receive emails from victims that have been viciously attacked online. Who are these people? They can range from professionals such as doctors, teachers, business owners and principals,  to the mommy bloggers that are […]

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Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, frighten, humiliate, trick, expose, or otherwise harm a person in a deliberate and/or repeated manner. In 1996, the Columbine massacre changed national attitudes on bullying, while the dawn of the Internet forever altered the nature of bullying itself. Like all bullying, cyberbullying cannot be prevented altogether, […]

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MamaBear notifications to parents monitoring their child’s (teen’s) Instagram account seem to spike during the summer. Instagram has been popular with smartphone wielding teens since the initial launch of the photo sharing app and the app now has over 80 million users. Its popularity with teens makes it an important target for MamaBear monitoring. With the […]

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It used to be the case that parents just puzzled over their teens’ calculus homework; now parents have the added challenge of hashtags and embed codes. That’s because parents must become role models online as well as offline, since the separation between those worlds is becoming less distinctive. Since online behavior has real world effects, […]

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Everyone talks about bullying and cyber bullying prevention and now that summer is here and school is out, kids don’t have the support of a guidance counselor or an anti-bullying prevention team at school to report bullying to or a possible peer support group to be with. This is a perfect time to encourage your […]

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StopBullying.Gov is pleased to unveil its very first infographic, with research and statistics on what bullying is and how to prevent it. The infographic illustrates the many forms of bullying, its prevalence and its impact on youth and communities.    Copyright permission by StopBullying.gov for SueScheffBlog.com Follow StopBullying.gov on Twitter and join them on Facebook.

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Learning that your child is the victim of bullying is an experience that’s simultaneously heartbreaking and infuriating. While your first instinct is to step in to stop the torment by any means necessary, it’s not always easy to see the bigger picture and pick up on the lessons that your child could learn from this […]

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You may have heard the statistic that up to 10% of teens who are cyberbullied contemplate suicide. After looking into the statistic, however, it seems that not everyone agrees with that, among many other data points on the issue, so here’s a look at the contrast data on cyberbullying. Source: CollegeStats.org

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On March 9, 2013 at World Golf Village, Dr. Michele Borba, our country’s leading Parenting and Bullying Prevention Expert, was the featured speaker for the Community Empowerment Series in St. Augustine Florida. With over 300 parents, teachers, students, guidance counselors and others in the audience, Dr. Borba spoke for nearly 2 hours on the topic […]