Social Media and Technology

How to Not Suck at Video with Blanca Cobb

Conversations on the Rocks Podcast, Social Media and Technology By April 28, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

Who’s Zooming Who? This week I’m talking again with international body language mega star Blanca Cobb and we’re going to talk about something that she is very adept at, and that is how to not suck on video. Especially right now –  everyone is doing video, video, video, whether you’re zooming, whether you’re Instagramming, whether you’re doing it for fun or…

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Cyberbullying and text threats - what parents need to know

What do Parents Need to Know About Cyber-bullying?

Social Media and Technology, Teens By February 8, 2019 Tags: , , , , 28 Comments

What is cyber-bullying? If you’ve been around here for any amount of time, you may remember that we’ve had our fair share of “mean girls” and various forms of bullying. The first time that I felt a need to step in was when M was in the 5th grade and that’s when I learned a hard lesson of parenting: Unless…

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How to keep your kids safe on multiplayer games like Roblox

How to Protect Your Kids on Multiplayer Games Like Roblox

Latest, Social Media and Technology By February 3, 2019 Tags: , , , , 4 Comments

10 Steps to Keep Kids Safe on Roblox Roblox is all the rage with the under 12 group these days and that’s giving parents some concerns. They’re concerned that their kids are seeing pornographic images, entering into chatrooms with people they don’t know, and downloading viruses to the computer that affect the entire household. While you don’t necessarily want to…

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5 Easy Social Media Tips for Parents

Latest, Social Media and Technology By January 4, 2018 Tags: , , , 4 Comments

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_video admin_label=”Video” src=”https://youtu.be/1jKOLYqIeJo”] [/et_pb_video][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Did Santa bring a new smart device (phone, tablet, computer, etc.) this year? Or has your child had one for a while and you’re looking for ways to keep tabs on them and help them learn how to navigate…

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When it comes to your kids and social media, hate the player not the app

Social Media – Hate the Player, Not the App

Latest, Social Media and Technology, Teens By December 31, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

Teens and Social Media It’s December 31st and around the world, people are celebrating or getting ready to celebrate the end of one year and the beginning of a new one. Holiday gifts have been exchanged and if there were electronics or technical gifts given, you as parents may be concerned about what your kids are doing online and what…

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How to make money from your blog

Can You Really Make Money from Blogging?

Blogging, Latest By March 14, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

What are the Costs of Blogging and Can You Make Money? When you’re sipping your morning coffee or your evening glass of wine and catching up on your favorite blog posts, have you ever stopped to think about the person behind that site? That they spend countless hours creating articles and videos for you to enjoy? Some of those bloggers…

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How to get your customer service issues resolved using social media.

6 Ways to Go Social and not Postal this Holiday

Latest, Social Media and Technology By December 3, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Something Wrong? Quit Bitching and Start Getting Results The holidays are officially on like Donkey Kong which means most of us will be whipping out our credit cards and either shopping from the comfort of our home (me!!) or braving the crazies at the shopping centers. I feel pretty certain that at some point over the next few weeks something…

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Hat or Sunglasses? Ocean or Pool? It's the This or That Summer Questions!!

This Or That Summer YouTube Tag

Blogging By July 4, 2016 Tags: , , , 4 Comments

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] I made a promise that 2016 was going to be THE year of the vlog for me (that’s a video based blog for those who are scratching their head) and I have to confess that I have been sucking at it. I started strong with some Netflix News videos but…

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Apps that will help keep your teens and whole family safe when they're away from home.

5 Apps that Will Help Keep Your Teen Safe

Social Media and Technology, Teens By May 22, 2016 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Stay Safe – Personal Safety Apps for Teens and Family! I will never forget the first time that I stood on the front porch and watched my oldest drive away by herself, with no one else in the car, the day she got her drivers license. I honestly thought I would puke. Don’t get me wrong – I wasn’t the…

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6 blogging myths you need to forget

Six Blogging Myths You Need to Forget

Blogging By April 6, 2016 Tags: , , , No Comments

Stop Whining and Start Blogging Humans love to make excuses for why something can’t be done. They won’t call them excuses, but let’s get real—if you’re tasked with doing something, and you give a reason why you can’t (or won’t), it’s not a reason—it’s an excuse. Excuses are our brains’ natural reaction to anything that’s uncomfortable or out of the…

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