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MMOs and MMORG -- Control Your Kids Online Gaming

Jason P. Stadtlander | Posted 11.19.2014 | Parents
Jason P. Stadtlander

I have a strict policy in my house. No MMO games, or rather -- no MMOs that are actually enabled online. I know, some of you parents and grandparents are saying, "What? What's an MMO?"

5 Tips to Protect your Children, Tweens and Teens from Dangerous Games on Social Media | Posted 05.03.2014 | Parents

Monitoring our children's online activities is a sticky issue, but by following these five tips, we can help protect kids from harming themselves, others or their reputations.

Should Our Children Be on LinkedIn?

Kim Garst | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media
Kim Garst

I am all for using social media to enhance our children's lives and I love the idea of establishing relationships with colleges early. I am just not convinced this is the right vehicle to do it.

Protecting Your Kids Online: Successfully Guiding Teens In the Challenging Digital Era

George Garrick | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
George Garrick

If you combine the descriptions of kids' behavior, parenting styles, and the types of monitoring solutions -- you get many different permutations and possibilities for protecting kids on social networks.

Protecting Your Kids Online: How Strictly Do You Want to Monitor Your Kids' Social Network Behavior?

George Garrick | Posted 02.13.2012 | Parents
George Garrick

If used properly, these devices not only protect, but can also help teach kids the right habits. And the goal should be to eventually remove the software or device once the kid has gotten older, or earned the required level of trust.

Protecting Your Kids Online: How Much Risk Can You Tolerate When It Comes to Your Kids' Social Network Behavior?

George Garrick | Posted 02.06.2012 | Parents
George Garrick

What's the best monitoring solution for your household? The answer depends on what type of child you have, what type of parenting style you've adopted and, mostly, how much risk you're willing to accept and embrace.

Why Parents Help Tweens Violate Facebook's 13+ Rule

danah boyd | Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents
danah boyd

Parents often want their children to learn how to be responsible digital citizens. Allowing them access is often the first step.

Happy Mother's Day! Tips to Keep Mom's Laptop Safe

Christopher Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

These are tips that will help your family stay safe from cyber criminals not only on Mother's Day but also throughout every day of the year.

One In Four Children Sent Porn: STUDY

Telegraph | Urmee Khan, Digital and Media Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

One in four children have sent or been sent inappropriate material including pornography via email, according to a survey. The research also found...

Study: 20% Of 8-15 Year Olds Have Met Online Strangers In Real Life

The Guardian | John Carvel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Nearly a quarter of children between the ages of eight and 12 are evading the age restrictions imposed by social networking sites Facebook, Bebo and M...