Parents, would you help protect another child’s reputation?

What would you do if you happened upon an inappropriate social media post from a student?  It's common knowledge that high school students don't want to make their Twitter accounts private because they aren't able to be re-tweeted.  And, of course, the number of re-tweets are proportionate to one's popularity. As we also know, if we ...

What if your smartphone could be a remote control for your child’s smartphone?

If you had a way to turn your smartphone into a sort of remote control for your child's smartphone, would you do it? For example, if you wanted to make sure that your 12 year old isn't laying in bed at 10 o'clock on a school night scrolling through Instagram, and you had a way ...

Kidsoutandabout.com- take an electronics break.

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Do you remember the last time you woke up on a Saturday with highly energized kids and a desire to get out and do something fun together as a family?  Thinking maybe a little caffeine would spur some creative ideation for your day, you may find yourself still wracking your brain when you're in the shower listening ...

Be the change.

This is the tag line for the Megan Meier Foundation, whose mission is "to bring awareness, education and promote positive change to children, parents and educators in response to the issues surrounding bullying and cyberbullying in our children's daily environment." I had the opportunity to volunteer for the recent Megan Meier Foundation Leadership Conference, where about 125 teenage kids and ...

Frienedy- the first private group networking site…

As promised from the last post...drum roll please.... My favorite site that every parent needs to know about for 2015 is... www.frienedy.com Officially launching this week, Frienedy is the first private group networking site suitable for users of all ages. In the era of social networking today, where cyber bullying is rampant, younger and younger kids are getting ...