What do Parents Need to Know About Cyber-bullying?

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 […]

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How to Protect Your Kids on Multiplayer Games Like Roblox

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 […]

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5 Easy Social Media Tips for Parents

[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 […]

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Social Media – Hate the Player, Not the App

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 […]

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5 Apps that Will Help Keep Your Teen Safe

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 […]

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Catfishing is Not What You Think it Is

Identity Crisis – a Book Review Ah catfishing, the term means to lure someone into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona. It is a no-good waste of time and it’s a form of cyberbullying. There’s a TV show based […]

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What Happens When You Ask Parents and Teens the Same Questions

Do Parents REALLY Know What Their Kids are Doing Online? Recently, Sydney and I were asked by local news station, WFMY, to sit on a panel with other parents and teens regarding teens use of smart phones. The apps they use, the “secret” […]

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4 New or Upcoming Facebook Features You May Don’t Know About

Check Out These New(er) Facebook Features Facebook is a funny little site, isn’t it? Whether you know it or not, it changes things on us all the time. So much, in fact, that even the most seasoned professionals (like me!) have to […]

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Five Ways to Make Your Blog Better

Want to Blog Better? I am always on the lookout for the latest and greatest tools to help me to be a better blogger which, in turn, should help YOU become a better blogger.  I think this is especially important for a […]

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Branding Isn’t Just For Livestock – 2013

This post originally appeared in January, 2012 and I thought it was an appropriate post to dust off for this week’s Going Green with The Mommy Mess. I mean.. I found her originally because of her fantastic post on getting more out […]

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