August 4, 2021
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Teaching Your Kids How to Deal with Trolls on Social Media

Highlights: Trolls are in it for attention, not to pick on an individual person. There are a number of troll traits, but not all of them […]
July 21, 2021
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Want Your Kids to Spend More Time Outdoors? Try iNaturalist!

Highlights: iNaturalist is a joint venture of National Geographic and the California Academy of Sciences.   Users of iNaturalist can find out more information about the flora […]
July 7, 2021
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Guide Your Kids Through Issues That May Underlie Tech Overuse

Highlights: Tech addiction is a real fear for parents, but might not be a real disorder. Although tech overuse shares some similarities with addiction, many experts […]
June 22, 2021
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Does Your Teen Have Unlimited Data? You May Want to Rethink That

Highlights: A data cap could help your child stick to the rules. Parents need to understand why and how teens break the rules. Parents can protect […]
June 8, 2021
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Identity Thieves are Targeting Kids: What Parents Should Know

Highlights: Identity thefts target children because they are easy to elicit information from, and they have not yet developed negative credit histories.  Friends and family members […]
May 19, 2021
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How to Document Cyberbullying: Block, Mute, and Report

Highlights:  Before blocking, muting, and reporting, it’s important to document cyberbullying incidents for evidence. Screenshots are one of the simplest and most effective means of documentation. […]
May 5, 2021
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Is Your Teenager Buying Drugs Online? Here’s How to Find Out

Highlights: Teens can find drugs online in a variety of places, including social media. Emojis, money transactions, and internet history can tell you if your teen […]
April 21, 2021
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4 Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) for Family Play

Highlights MMOGs can be a good way for families to spend time and play together during pandemic lockdowns. MMOGs help build teamwork and problem-solving skills.  Some […]
April 7, 2021
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COVID Lockdown Creating More Opportunities for Sexual Predators

Highlights Cyber predators are having an easier time finding targets in the current environment. Parents may miss signs that their kids are in trouble because they […]