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

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
Looking at a computer screen.

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 […]
November 9, 2020
Two teens standing outside looking a phone screen together.

Is Cyberbullying on the Rise Since COVID-19?

While many parents and educators are concerned about the effect of a lot of screen time on children, many were relieved to pivot to online learning […]
October 12, 2020
Two teens smiling while looking at a phone screen.

Exploring the Legality of Sexting Among Teens

Sexting is one of those things that previous generations may not have had to spend a lot of time worrying about, but today’s parents are very […]
August 17, 2020
Young teen looking at her phone

What Apps Should You Put on Your Child’s First Mobile Device?

There are lots of think pieces and opinions on when a child gets a smartphone or other type of mobile device. Some argue for a particular […]
August 3, 2020
Parental monitoring

Ways to Protect Your Teen’s Digital Footprint

Do you know what a digital footprint is? Does your teen? The most important thing to know about a digital footprint is that it can have […]
July 20, 2020
Parental monitoring.

Helping Your Child Navigate a Tech-Addicted World

Screen time addictions are real. Children, teenagers, and even adults find themselves sucked into the glow of their smartphone, laptop, or tablet screens for hours on […]
June 1, 2020
Vault app displayed on a phone.

‘Vaults’ and Other Hidden Apps: How to Find Them on Your Kids’ Phones

If you want to know what your teenager is up to, their phone might be the best place to find clues. After all, a large portion […]