Social Media 101 for Parents…

Just about the time I figured out Instagram and SnapChat, Yik Yak and Whisper show up.  And, what the heck is Kik?   Ask FM?  Seriously?  I just learned Twitter- which is really stepping out from Facebook- and now I have to understand why and how my kids 'may or may not' be using all of these other ...

How easy is it for predators to find your kids on social media?

The ‘monster in the closet’ looks a bit different today that it did when I was 8 years old.  I was just positive that the bad guy from Dukes of Hazard or CHIPS was lurking behind my closet door.  At the risk of dating myself, we only had a TV back in the late 70’s. ...

15 popular social media apps…where are your kids hanging out?

A friend and I were talking yesterday about how, when we were kids, we 'posted' about something or someone on the bathroom wall.  Later, the custodian would come in and clean it off.  Don't act like you didn't do this!  If you think of today's social media apps as virtual 'bathroom walls' for kids to write on- ...

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