Are You a Digitally Proactive or Reactive Parent?

Let’s be real honest here: when it comes to parenting, it’s much easier to react in the moment to things rather than be proactive from the beginning. For example, it’s easier to give a toddler cookies for dinner because he’s throwing a major fit than to teach him on the front end that you need…

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Why Does My Kid Crave Social Media?

What their heart is longing for? Right when they wake up and get ready for the day, there it is. As you drive them to school or practice, there it is. Throughout the school day, there it is. As you pick them up, there it is. As you come home, eat dinner and do your…

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My Kid Messed Up On Social Media…Now What?

“One of the best things we can do in the meantime is build bridges-rather than walls-between ourselves and our kids when they fail in these areas.” (Right Click) “So my kid has messed up on social media, now what?” This reality might be the greatest fear parents have in allowing their kid to have social…

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I got my kid WHAT for Christmas?!

The holiday season has come and gone and when it comes to the gifts your kids have received, you can be sure of this: times have changed. The gifts that kids and teens are asking for these days are drastically different than what we asked for “back in the day.” With smartphones, tablets and gaming…

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Cyberbullying: Stats and Solutions

Cyberbullying: the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. Isn’t it wild to think that not too long ago, the word “Cyberbullying” didn’t even exist? If any bullying were to happen, it would typically happen face-to-face…or on a landline phone.  Kids and teens always had the safety net of being able…

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tbh…Also Known As “To Be Honest”

TBH is a social media app that is becoming very popular. It stands for “To Be Honest”  and with over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million active users, it has gained quick popularity with tweens and tweens. How it works: To log in, your kid has to share their location and contacts. This is a…

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tbh…Also Known As “To Be Honest”

TBH is a social media app that is becoming very popular. It stands for “To Be Honest”  and with over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million active users, it has gained quick popularity with tweens and tweens. How it works: To log in, your kid has to share their location and contacts. This is a…

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Let’s Talk Snapchat

All Things Snapchat

What is it? Snapchat is a social media-messaging app that allows you to exchange video, pictures, and text that disappears after a short amount of time. The most popular age range of Snapchat users is 12 to 22 years old, and 80% of teens use Snapchat. The Positives Being creative with your snaps, posts, stories,…

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Instagram and Twitter…Things You May Not Have Known

If you had to name the top 5 most popular social media networks of all time, Instagram and Twitter would make that list. These two platforms are fun, interactive, allow creativity and can help people stay connected to each other and the world around them. So what’s the big deal? Why, as parents, do we…

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25 Positives of Social Media

25 Positives of Social Media Have you ever wondered what good could come out of social media? Think about it, much of what we hear in regards to kids using social media has a negative, dangerous ring to them, so it’s difficult to see any benefits. Here’s the truth, there’s a lot of good that…

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