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Dangers of Texting and Walking

You’ve talked with your teens about never texting while driving. But have you considered that teens who text while they’re walking could also be in danger? Take the case of Laura Safe, a U.K. woman who fell into an icy canal while she texted her boyfriend on the way to a shopping center. Luckily a […]

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Who Isn’t Protected from Facebook Bullying

Have you ever wondered what would happen if your child was a victim of Facebook bullying? Parents, you may be surprised by the interesting way Facebook authorities responded to an NFL cheerleader who said she was cyberbullied earlier this year. On February 4th, a picture of former Green Bay Packers cheerleader Kaitlyn Collins was uploaded […]

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Protect Your Child from ‘Apple Picking’

The iPhone is such a hot device that ‘apple picking,’ code for stealing an iPhone, is becoming shockingly commonplace.  A stolen iPhone can be used to cyberbully or impersonate the owner, or give identity thieves and predators access to the private, identifying information stored on your child’s phone. If your child is the owner of […]

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4 Ways to Protect Your Kids from Webcam Spying

Peeping Toms no longer spend their time prowling around in the bushes outside of houses. They’re at their computers hacking into webcams and using them to remotely watch people completely unaware. If this scares you as a parent – because your teen probably has their laptop open in their bedroom right now – you’re not […]

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Kids Using More Devices Than Ever Before

How many Internet-enabled devices are in your home right now? The average two-person family owns 7 connected devices. Families of three or more own an average of 10. Between tablets, laptops, smart phones, gaming systems, and music players, your family may have as many as 15 or 16. While it relieves parents to know their […]

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What To Do If Your Child’s Sext Goes Viral

Learning that an inappropriate picture or video of your child is plastered across the Internet might be one of a parent’s worst nightmares. And when nearly one in three 17-year-olds report sending or receiving a sext, it can happen more often than most parents would think. Would you know what to do if you discovered […]

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