What parents need to know about subtweets…

By guest blogger, Lexie Maitland What the heck is a subtweet?  Parents, my guess is that you probably don't know.  But you should.  They are a more subtle form of cyberbullying, and they are just plain annoying. They're like the big, bad monsters of Twitter because they're typically degrading a person. I've mentioned them in some of my ...

Why should you care about privacy?

By guest blogger, Lexie Maitland Most of us know that privacy settings are extremely important in order to stay safe online. We all hear about how essential these settings are to maintaining our security. If privacy settings are so important, why don't more people use them? Is it because the 'less private' you are, the more followers you ...

Frienedy- the new social media platform you need to try

If you haven't had a chance to check this out yet, you should. Frienedy (www.frienedy.com) is a new social media platform with the premise of group networking, enhanced privacy, and compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We talk about being the first generation of parents who are faced with parenting a completely electronic ...

Who is the person behind the profile?

Written by guest blogger, Lexie Maitland Is the random person that just followed you on Instagram really a teenage girl? Or, are they actually a creepy fifty something year old man? It's a scary thought when you think about it. In today's society, this question is one that can't afford to be overlooked. There are more ...

Do you post photos of your kids on social media?

No, I mean the "real" kids...not your furry ones. I know.  They are SO STINKIN’ CUTE!!!!!  And, we are SO proud of them!!! (Most of the time anyway:)  Who in their right mind could resist staring at their child’s photos and smiling?! Even the ones of when they tried to make breakfast for you and ...