Internet safety

5 Non-Annoying Ways to Monitor Your Tween’s Tech Use

by Nancy October 8, 2012


This is a guest post by PR pro and writer, Elissa Freeman.  You can follow her on twitter at @ElissaPR My 12 year old daughter is an average tween: slowly exploring adolescence, coming to grips with her changing body, occasionally mouthy (I will not bother to define ‘occasionally’ here) and [...]

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Using a Virtual (world) Mistake to teach a Real Lesson

by Nancy October 3, 2012

Teen Students in Computer Class

When your 12-year-old daughter tells you an older man made a pass at her, you’re usually upset. Me?  I wasn’t thrilled, but I was perfectly fine with it.  Why?  Because the pass was made by a  virtual man on a virtual dance floor in a virtual world.  Only virtual harm [...]

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When Do You Start Monitoring Your Tween’s Tech Use?

by Mitch July 11, 2012

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This is the first post by our new dad blogger, Mitch Chaitin.  Mitch is a SAHD, who with his partner Peter, is raising an NYC public school 4th grader.  He writes about parenting, adoption, and do product reviews and giveaways at his blog – where is son helps him [...]

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Digital Kids Conference: Discount Code and See you There!

by Nancy April 14, 2012


This year, for the sixth  time, kids entertainment professionals, video game producers, programmers, movie and tv companies, app developers and- you guessed it – -  will all be going to Digital Kids® (formerly the Engage! Conference and Expo) This year, held April 25-26 in Los Angeles at the Pasadena [...]

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