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Social Media & Cyber Safety

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Let’s Take a Tech Break Together!

Dear Students and dear Parents are films that are part of our global Character Day initiative, an annual day that unites millions of people in schools, companies, and homes to develop and deepen their character (strengths like empathy, grit, gratitude, social responsibility, and leadership). Read More

Events

Join Millions for Character Day 2019 September 27-28!

Join us for Character Day and take the tech/life balance challenge! Use the challenges in your class, home or with your group of friends. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Character Day!

Character Day is an annual event that unites millions of people in schools, companies, and homes to develop and deepen their character: strengths like empathy, grit, gratitude, and leadership. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

How to Learn, Establish and Enforce Digital Boundaries in your Child’s Life

Learning boundaries is one of the hardest life lessons and one of the most important ones to our mental health. We need to incorporate relationship boundaries, communication boundaries, emotional boundaries into our digital lives. Read More

Family Life

Screen Time: A Reward or Consequence? | Counselor’s Perspective on Setting Digital Boundaries.

Emotional Health

Protect Your Kids: What to do About Dangerous Messages Embedded in YouTube Kids and Other digital Content

What all parents need to know about suicide and sexual content on social media and YouTube Kids. While YouTube is on blast right now (and rightly so), the awareness of suicidal content can not be limited to that one platform. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Where Hashtags Lead | How to Protect Your Teen

The hashtag #Depressed has 10+ million posts and growing on Instagram. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

FamilyCircle.com contributing articles | Info for parents navigating the teen years

Bree Jensen talks all things teens as a freelance journalist for Family Circle. Find your topics that relate and join the conversation. Everything from digital wellbeing to funny mom moments. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Counselor’s Perspective: Social Media and Teens How it is Affecting Our Youth from a Licensed Mental Health Counselor

The data is slowly coming in on the impact of social media on our kids. A Licensed Mental Health Counselor shares her resources and experience on our "Counselor's Perspective" segment. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Jaron Lanier, A Big Tech Insider Gives us the Real Talk on The Impact of Social Media Algorithms on our Kids

Algorithms are designed to manipulate us. Studies have shown that social media usage releases a chemical called dopamine. When our followers, likes, and comments increase, we feel a sense of euphoria. In the end, this rewards based business model is leading to addiction and behavior modification. Learn more. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

How to set up Privacy Settings and Restrictions on Your Child’s iPhone, iPad, iPod and Mac Computer

When protecting our kids online the first step is to set up the safety nets on the device itself. Here is the step by step how to's for iPad and iPhone. Read More

Social Media & Cyber Safety

Resource Alert, Parent Monitoring Tools

Have you thought there's no way I would ever invade my child's privacy on their phone THEN it happened to you, they were contacted by a cyber stranger and your intuition was screaming at you to take a deeper look into the digital world they are living? There are 75,000 online predators using social media and online gaming communities to get to our kids. Read More

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