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Bullying and cyberbullying is an issue that everyone is concerned about.  From verbal abuse to online harassment, words can be used as lethal weapons. On the same measure, words can be used to build people up too! Your words matter, keystrokes count — how will you use them? One of the most important ways your […]

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We preach to our children, especially our teenagers — think before you post, it is public and permanent.  But how many times have parents thought before they uploaded a photo from a office party or maybe one of those silly quotes about if “Box Tops for Education were on wine labels, my kid’s school would […]

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The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) recently released a new report that was conducted by Hart Research Associates and supported by Google and Symantec.   Their study was about young people  that are increasingly concerned about the privacy of their personal information online and how their identities can be stolen through their use of social […]

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There are many people in our family, schools and community that deserve a big virtual hug of gratitude. Someone that may have mentored you, someone that may have helped you through a difficult situation, maybe someone that is helping you pay for school.  Maybe there is a teacher that has inspired to you to stay […]

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. DoSomething.org and The Wireless Foundation announce the launch of The Bully Text, a unique mobile experience that allows young people to walk through a day at a virtual high school to explore the ways that they can step up to bullies in common bullying situations. With an estimated 160,000 […]

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Teenage drivers + cell phones = distracted driving. Parents + cell phones = distracting driving.  Or does it? Schools are opening around the country and many teens look forward to driving themselves to class.  Many more are excited to have their friends ride with them. As a parent we understand we have years of experience […]

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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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Every parent worries about their children both online and off. Who are they talking to online?  Are they chatting with strangers?  What information are they sharing?  Does your teen or child know the boundaries? Let’s face it, you can never be safe enough or secure enough–there is always something new to learn! Encourage your teens […]

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It’s no secret that digital media is a vice for both parents and children. From television shows to the Internet to smart phones, the screens flicker in nearly every household at one time or another during the day. It’s so easy for kids to flip on the television or surf the Internet during downtimes. During […]

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There are no words to speak after the Sandy Hook massacre.  What possesses anyone to take the lives of innocent people, especially children that done nothing wrong except get excited about going to school that morning. Teachers that loved their work and loved their students as if they were their own children, died needlessly. This […]