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Your Daughter is Being Cyber-Bullied: What Can You Do?

Girl cyber bullied

Your daughter hurriedly closes the computer every time you approach her or come into her room.

Lately she is looking pale and worn-out.

Chloe’s grades have come down seriously, this last semester.

She is silent and solemn.

You can see the shine in her eyes gone but the light in her bedroom, where she spends every second she is at home is always on, way past midnight.

When you ask her what is going on, she answers “Nothing”.

She is fifteen years old. In the last couple of months she looks as she were carrying the burden of the world over her shoulders.

One day, you decide to take a look at her computer and you are horrified.

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Test Yourself: Did your iPad Become Your Babysitter?

iPad babysitterWe’re all busy!

We all have things we need and want to do.

It’s not uncommon for busy parents to hire babysitters for those times when a date night is in order, or they simply want to sit and see what all their Facebook friends are doing, or cook dinner in peace.

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Did you Think It’s Safe for Your Teens & Tweens to Use Instagram? Think Again!

Being safe on Instagram

My two oldest girls have an Instagram account, and are complete social butterflies.

They take pictures of themselves, their friends, and food; you name it, and they share it with their friends.

I’m able to monitor their accounts because I see every picture they post.

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Is my Tween Video-Chatting with Strangers???

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I didn’t post a lot lately, being engaged in my new parents site, http://www.parents-space.com .

It’s coming up nicely I think! 60 Contributors already.

The variety of contributors results in discussing many topics, some are fairly new to me. I bet that I’m not alone here.

A naive parent I am,  a species that cannot survive for long in the 21 century. Continue reading

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