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Child Safety – Don’t talk to Strangers

Child Safety – Don’t talk to Strangers

I was in the grocery store last night and since I go out and speak to so  many school groups,  I just naturally talk to kids everywhere. The child in the cart in front of me was playing with the food in the cart and I made some comment about helping...
Back To School – Internet Safety for Kids

Back To School – Internet Safety for Kids

We’ve referenced this site before but it needs repeating. Here is a great reference for Internet Safety tips, tools and resources. From  ConsumerReports.org : The Federal Trade Commission recently put together an excellent program for keeping...
Moms Keeping Kids Safe

Moms Keeping Kids Safe

In honor of Mother’s Day – (hey, it’s this weekend if you haven’t shopped yet!) – I thought we would highlight some of the great sites that are helmed by Moms!  To paraphrase the old saying – It takes a lot of...
Disney, Common Sense Launch New Internet Safety Campaign

Disney, Common Sense Launch New Internet Safety Campaign

You know how great we think Common Sense Media is and Disney – what else can you say? What a great pairing of two companies that are all about kids staying safe online. The video is for the younger set – but really a great campaign. Disney...
Holiday Tips, Scams, Shams & a Tech Guide

Holiday Tips, Scams, Shams & a Tech Guide

Instead of talking about the joys of family and Thanksgiving – all most people can talk about is Black Friday Sales (the day when retail outlets traditionally do enough sales to take them out of the red for the year).  So before you head...
Virtual Worlds for Kids

Virtual Worlds for Kids

The advent of a new Virtual World game for kids often gets us to wonder – are we grooming kids to spend all their time playing games online?  To many adults, online games seem like a waste of time. However,  they have been shown to aid in...
Consumer Guide to Online Privacy

Consumer Guide to Online Privacy

Confused about the difference between Public and Private? Do you read the Privacy Settings on all the websites you visit? Do your kids tell you that their Social Networking Site is safe because it’s PRIVATE? It is confusing and we all need to be...
iPhones, Apps and Preschoolers…

iPhones, Apps and Preschoolers…

Common Sense Media is a great website where you can find helpful information and articles or sign up for their newsletter (we did!). Check out the latest movies, music, games and read the reviews of their experts. Know what is okay and what...
12 Tips for Traveling with your Computer

12 Tips for Traveling with your Computer

As vacation time is in full swing and more and more people have to take their work with them, it seemed like a good time to talking about some safety measures while using the computer outside of the home. We came up with an even dozen… share your...
Radical Parenting

Radical Parenting

Radical Parenting – with Vanessa Van Petten A fun site with great videos, blogs and a young approach to parenting today’s teens, understanding their technology and knowing other parents are facing these same issues. Here is who they...

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