Archive for the ‘Parenting’ Category

posted by on Internet Predators, Internet Safety, Online harassment, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Social Networking, Teen Help

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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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There’s one thing that all tweens have in common: They try to act like grownups. That means that they want to go to sleepovers, talk to their friends on the phone, and stay out as long as they can get away with. Another way they attempt to mirror adult behavior is to chat with people […]

posted by on Cyber Safety, Cybersafety, Facebook, Internet Addiction, Internet Safety, Parenting, Parenting Teens, Social media, Social Networking, Teen Help

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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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AT&T Commissioned Poll on Families’ Mobile Behavior Sheds Light on Rules-Setting and Bullying; AT&T Offers Modern Tools to Help Manage The AT&T Mobile Safety study of 1,000 parents and 500 children by GfK shows that there’s an opportunity for parents and kids to have more discussions about the sometimes contentious topic of mobile phones. Surprisingly, […]

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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 […]

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These days, Twitter is becoming a major part of how professionals in nearly all fields communicate and academia has been no exception. Professors, researchers, and experts of all kinds are using the social media site to connect with other professionals, share research, teach students, and even, strange as it might sound, do serious academic research. […]

posted by on Bullying, Cyber Safety, Cyberbullying, Online harassment, Parenting, Parenting Teens

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Did you know bullying could start as early as 2 years old? While we all have experienced bullying in some form or another, the advent of Facebook and Twitter have provided more avenues for harassment. This insightful graphic explores why some kids are compelled to bully and the detrimental effects it has on everybody. Created […]