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Every Day Should Be 'Safer Internet Day'

Diana Graber | Posted 04.13.2015 | Parents
Diana Graber

So I like Annie Fox's suggestion that we "vaccinate kids before they play on the Internet." Let's actually give them the 21st Century skills we keep talking about.

Geo-Fencing: Just One Tool to Protect Kids From Cyber Bullying

Diana Graber | Posted 06.29.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

I'll be the first to admit it, parents today need all the help they can get, especially when it comes to keeping track of our kids and their behaviors, virtually and physically. But just like a physical fence can be scaled or circumvented, so can a virtual fence

Heartbleed: A Teachable Moment About Passwords

Diana Graber | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

Why not use Heartbleed as reason to talk to your kids about how and why to make safe and secure passwords in the first place?

When Apps Get a Bad Rap

Diana Graber | Posted 03.30.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

I don't know about you, but restricting my kids from something they are already using or doing, especially without solid evidence of nefarious behavior on their part, is a parenting strategy that hasn't worked out particularly well for me.

Are You Ready For Google Glass? 3 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe

Sue Scheff | Posted 11.27.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

As Google Glass enters our society, we need to be sure that us as parents understand the anticipated effects on safety and privacy. Although we can't control others' behavior, we can be social media role models for our kids.

Google Glass: A Wink Away from Stranger Danger?

Sue Scheff | Posted 07.13.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Some things will not change no matter what generation we are in, and that is the concern for the safety of our children. Stranger danger and predators are always a major fear, whether online or off.