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Parents today have no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to the online world in which their kids are growing up. From online predators, to scam artists and explicit pages, the web houses many threats to today’s youth. However, in addition to these known digital dangers, parents should also be wary of […]

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The Internet is contributing to the over-sexualization of our daughters. Dr. Albert Bandura, a leading psychologist states, “Must human behavior is learned observationally through modeling: from observing others one forms an idea of how new behaviors are performed, and on later occasions this coded information serves as a guide for action.” Our girls are observing […]

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It is one of the most frequent comments I hear from parents today – their teen is addicted to the Internet – and mainly to the social networking. I often want to ask the parent what their social networking habits are?  Remember, our kids are always watching us. Does your teen’s life revolve around Facebook? […]

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The Internet is here to stay and only expanding by the day! The social media heyday shows no signs of slowing down any time soon, and likely will just continue to gain speed and momentum as it appeals to younger and younger audiences; however it can’t go unnoticed that the values it’s teaching our children […]

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We are becoming a broken record as we try to explain to our kids what they post online can potentially affect their future. The Internet is a wonderful educational tool but can also work against us if not properly used. The dangers of technology, especially for kids and teens, has been in the media for […]

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What kids do online have real world consequences – do they realize that? The answer is probably not surprising to many parents.  Most kids and teenagers do not think of the consequences when they post what  they believe are silly comments or funny photos today. Everyday a parent somewhere is faced with a question from […]