Posts Tagged ‘Parenting Teens’

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Special guest post by Allison Foster: I have two children which are seven years apart. I was blessed that my oldest was a girl and that she is a strong child with high moral standards. I cannot take any credit for her being that way, it all the grace of God, she was born that […]

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If you are the parent of a teenager and you have a home computer, then it’s likely that he or she would be surfing the Web 24 hours a day — if you allow it. There’s also a strong possibility that your teen is hiding their online activities. BusinessWire.com released a study conducted by McAfee, […]

Raising My Teens

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Special Guest Post by Jason Miner. If I were to make a list of the hardest things I’ve ever endeavored to do in my lifetime, at the top of the list would be raising teenagers. It has to do with loving them so much that you don’t want to see them suffer but you have […]

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Safety and kids are sometimes like oil and water. Parents go to the ends of the Earth to protect their children from harm, yet kids believe they are invincible. That naïve childhood thinking is envious and unrealistic, so the adults must step in at times. In today’s digital age, Internet safety is quite similar to […]

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As a parent, you have to help your child make several decisions over his or her lifetime. At first these decisions are easy. You help them choose a Halloween costume. You help them pick out a gift for their teacher. You stand beside them as they decide to cut off all of their hair in […]

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Compiled By: OnlineDegrees.org Social media plays a big role in our lives. But what role should social media play when it comes to education or professional matters?

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Mobile connectivity is becoming a huge phenomenon in our daily lives. Our smart phone devices are keeping us connected via email, social media, phone calls, websites and more. According to Internet researcher comScore, there are now 234 million U.S. residents using mobile devices, with smartphone usage up 4 percent to 110 million — giving the […]

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These days, students have many options when it comes to their post-college plans. There are traditional 4-year schools, community colleges and online alternatives. Students can go Ivy League, West Coast or somewhere in the middle. This, too, is true for students with learning disabilities that once considered college a long shot. Recent statistics from the […]

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This past summer I was honored to teach a class at a local college about online reputation to a group of teens.  I was amazed at how receptive they were and jumped in to start creating their positive online image and building their virtual real estate! Today we hear a lot about businesses and professionals […]

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Parents know the things to do keep their kids safe around home, like keeping an eye on them outside, teaching them stranger danger and to travel in groups. But what about in the virtual world? It’s shown to be just as dangerous, and if certain information gets in the wrong hands, your child, your family, […]