Breaking News! Recommended Age for Screen Use Changed

Breaking News! Recommended Age for Screen Use Changed

  Today, NBC posted a news story that the American Academy of Pediatrics has changed its view on the age that children should be allowed to view digital devices. The Academy formerly stressed that children under the age of two should not be allowed to be on...
How to Prevent Meltdowns Over Cell Phones

How to Prevent Meltdowns Over Cell Phones

It is with a heavy heart that I write this post today. A dear friend has called and told me that her fifteen-year-old daughter, Tiffany, has left home to live full time with her dad and his new family. Previously, she and her brother were living half the time with...

Are Your Kids Prepared for Internet Dangers?

This week, I read a newspaper report that a sixteen-year-old boy was charged for online extortion or “sextortion”. He was arrested for extortion, child pornography and luring. He had contacted  a teenage girl online, befriended her, and then pressured her...