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As cyberbullying continues to be a major issue for many people of all ages in the United States, New Zealand’s government has passed a law designed to protect children from cyberbullying. The Harmful Digital Communications law is only meant for the most serious cases. Children under 14 can’t be charged with cyberbullying, while children between 14 and […]

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It’s the last day of Internet Safety Month. On the first day I asked, what was your priority? Of course, just because June is over doesn’t mean we stop thinking about online safety.  This is a topic that should be in our daily conversations.  It should be as common as how a was your day? […]

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By Kelly Kamowski My daughter was cyberbullied for being chubby in middle school by a girl she truly thought was her friend.  My son was shoved in the hallways and called a fag in middle school and high school.  I, myself, was bullied in the third grade by a boy who had a sick puppy […]

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Online social networks are part of daily life, especially for kids and teens. Unfortunately, these networks make for easy bullying. How do you protect your kids from cyber threats? Cyberbullying Bullying is fairly common, especially among teenagers. According to the Center for Disease Control in the U.S., nearly 20 percent of high school students have […]

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#iCANHELP AND NET FAMILY NEWS INC. TEAM UP TO PILOT A SOCIAL MEDIA HELPLINE FOR SCHOOLS DURING 2015-’16 SCHOOL YEAR With 92% of middle and high school students online daily, 24% of them “almost constantly,”* it’s time schools had some help with social media! We welcome your support of a helpline that schools can call […]

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Maybe your child is a victim of a cyberbully. May 7th, 2015 is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.  Whether your child is a victim of a bully or someone that inflicts emotional or physical harm to someone else, you need to take the time to look closer at this situation.  There are no winners. […]

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We have discussed this for a long time, tweens jumping on social networking sites that clearly state they must be 13 years-old to join. Parents will sometimes cave to their tweens begging (peer pressure from the tween) – or the tween will find a way around entering these sites.  In either situation, it is crucial that […]

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One of my favorite organizations, #iCANHELP, has a message to share for a special day coming soon – Mother’s Day: Sacramento, CA – National nonprofit #icanhelp is launching a campaign for Mother’s Day to show that My Mom Rocks. During the month of May we want you to share all of the great things that […]

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I recently received information on a new app, and in full disclosure, I haven’t tried it yet but in today’s society of e-venge – I would say there is a place for it (and it’s free). Social Prenup App Seeks to Prevent Revenge Porn and Online Embarrassment Keep unflattering or embarrassing photos private with this new photo […]

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By Galit Breen When I wrote Kindness Wins, a guide for teaching our kids how to be kind online, the (truly) only backlash I heard was that kids who bully come from parents who bully, so teaching kindness won’t help. I disagree. Here’s why. The theory that bullies raise bullies is one we’ve all heard […]