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
Teen buying drugs

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 […]
March 17, 2021
Cyber bullying

Cyberbullying 2021: Bullying Can Cause Serious Mental Health Issues

Highlights: Bullying can cause an instant reaction, but it can also lead to long-term problems for the bullied child. About 1 in 5 children experience bullying. […]
March 3, 2021

Cyberbullying 2021: What To Do When Your Child Is the Bully

Highlights Parents need to learn to recognize the signs that their child is bullying. They aren’t always obvious.  All children need to talk about bullying with […]
February 17, 2021
Getting negative texts on a phone.

Cyberbullying 2021: How to Tell If Your Child is Being Bullied Online and What to Do About It

Overview: According to one survey, 73 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds reported having been victims of school bullying in their lifetimes, and 34 percent have experienced cyberbullying. […]