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 […]
March 17, 2021
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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
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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 […]
January 22, 2021
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LGBTQ Youth at Greater Risk for Online Bullying

Highlights: LGBTQ youth generally spend more time online than their heterosexual peers. The Internet offers safe spaces for teens who identify as sexual minorities to interact […]