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Social Media & Cyber Safety

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Counselor’s Perspective: Social Media and Teens How it is Affecting Our Youth from a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

The data is slowly coming in on the impact of social media on our kids. A Licensed Mental Health Counselor shares her resources and experience on our "Counselor's Perspective" segment. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Jaron Lanier, A Big Tech Insider Gives us the Real Talk on The Impact of Social Media Algorithms on our Kids

As parents, it’s important to know what’s happening behind the scenes and the media tactics used to impact our own decisions and our teens’ behavior. Studies have shown that social media usage releases a chemical called dopamine. When our followers, likes, and comments increase, we feel a sense of euphoria. In the end, this rewards based business model is leading to addiction and behavior modification. Learn more. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Where Hashtags Lead | How to Protect Your Teen

The hashtag #Depressed has 10+ million posts and growing on Instagram. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

How to set up Privacy Settings and Restrictions on Your Child’s iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac Computer

When protecting our kids online the first step is to set up the safety nets on the device itself. Here is the step by step how to's for iPad and iPhone. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Resource Alert, Parent Monitoring Tools

Have you thought there's no way I would ever invade my child's privacy on their phone THEN it happened to you, they were contacted by a cyber stranger and your intuition was screaming at you to take a deeper look into the digital world they are living? There are 75,000 online predators using social media and online gaming communities to get to our kids. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

FamilyCircle.com article | How Pressure to Get Likes and Followers Is Hurting Them

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Is Instagram a Safe Place for our Kids? Our thoughts on Instagrams new tips page for parents

Emotional Health

Adolescent Suicide Strikes a Community 4 Times in 2 Weeks: Does Social Media Play a Part in the Drastic Increase in Teen Suicide and Depression?

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Apple Improves Their Parent Controls and Restrictions: How to set up Your Child’s iPhone, iPod and iPad with the new iOS 12 Update

Apple has heard our complaints and is now offering with the iOS 12 update extensive parent controls and restrictions on the iPad, iPod, and iPads. Learn more about how to set it up and what this looks like. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

The Modern Motherhood Podcast, we talk digital education for our kids | 105.3 & All Mom Does

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Legislation for the Digital Safety of our Kids | Parents Take Action, California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)

The CCPA will make California the first state to give consumers online control over their personal information so that they can better protect their privacy, with special protections for kids under 16. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

How to set up Parental Controls on your Child’s Android

Does your child have an Android? HAVE NO FEAR, you can set up parental safeties on each of their devices. Read More

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