Monthly Archives: February 2014

by on 02-25-2014

Is Social Media Warping Teens’ Idea of Friendship?Does your teen know who his real friends are? Does he even know what a friend is? Thanks to social media, these are actual questions being raised by researchers, including Patricia Greenfield, a developmental psychologist at UCLA and director of the Children’s Media Center in Los Angeles. Read more


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by on 02-19-2014

Is Your Child Ready for Social Networking? Teens may be leaving Facebook, but they’re not abandoning social media altogether. In fact, kids are joining social media networks at earlier and earlier ages, leaving many parents to wonder how young is too young. Though the answer may vary from… Read more


by on 02-13-2014

Things have changed dramatically since we were teens, but holiday traditions have remained pretty much the same, right? Wrong. Check out these three ways technology has changed Valentine’s Day for your teen. ### No more angst over the perfect card Remember standing around the card aisle with what seemed like 100 or so other people trying… Read more


by on 02-11-2014

Today is Safer Internet Day, and we want to celebrate! This year’s theme is “Let’s create a better Internet together,” and to do our part, we’d like to share some tips and suggestions as to how you and your kids can make a positive impact online. ### What You Can Do for Safer Internet Day 2014… Read more


by on 02-06-2014

If your teen has a Facebook account, he or she is just a few clicks away from a controversial messaging app that could pose serious safety risks. MeetMe promises users a “fun, friendly” experience, but some young members are finding the very opposite to be true. The app has recently garnered attention after the San Francisco… Read more