Facebook offers a hefty amount of security measures that parents and teens should know about. Here are a few highlights.
Grownups, especially parents, have a difficult time being accountable for their behavior when it comes to their child. When confronted with a situation that triggers a tailspin, as we witness on reality shows such as Dance Moms or Cheer Perfection, parents are quick to defend their poor behavior saying they are only "supporting their child" or "speaking their mind."
So any regular reader of the Diary knows Vivian and I have a complicated relationship. She brings so much happiness to Jeff, and I love Jeff with all my heart, so by default I love Vivian. However Vivian the character is a completely different story.
If a person is going to make an argument or declaration that includes facts or even just an effort to persuade, then they must at least adhere to the lowest common denominator of a written argument to be taken seriously.
My problem is my daughter. I raised her as a single parent along with my son. I gave them a decent life and have a good relationship with my son as I did with my daughter until about 12 years ago.
The academic impact on children with a highly involved father is strong, but the benefit of an involved father on a child's life skills is just as valuable. T
A mystery is afoot: something keeps derailing your conversations with so-and-so. You hear yourself say nice, normal words, but somewhere between your mouth and so-and-so's ears a nefarious switch occurs that causes her/him to react as if you're wearing puppies.
It took 10 years post-gynecomastia surgery for me to go to the beach and take off my shirt because I still felt those now phantom breasts and stares.
When someone insults your family, it hurts. You hurt right now, and I'm sorry for that.
The issue regarding bullying in schools has grabbed a lot of attention lately. Given that 28% of middle school students experience some manner of bull...
As I sit here and write this, feeling scratched and worn -- a vinyl record that has seen better days -- I know all is not lost. I know I will wake up in the morning, make a cup of tea and sit at my studio desk.
How did the rape of a young girl become a trending topic? Many of us are appalled that this event occurred and sadly enough it's not the first time.
In turn, experts agree that fostering compassion in young people is among the best ways to prevent verbal, physical, and emotional aggression from taking root.
Many politicians in Washington do not agree with one another but, the Republican Party seems to go beyond disagreement and promote hatred. They hate O...
I thought that meeting Demi was what was important. I was wrong. The people I met were the most important. The stories we shared were important.
I think the word bullying is overused in general -- with both adults and minors. We see the word being used inappropriately or out of context in many cases today... I think society has co-opted this term, which is sad, because it is actually weakening it and people are not taking it serious as they should.