Posts tagged "cyberbullying"

Yik Yak app is wreaking havoc in schools: 11 things parents need to know

Yik Yak app is wreaking havoc in schools: 11 things parents need to know
Problematic apps that are popular with kids and full of inappropriate content keep popping up. It’s like a game of whack-a-mole: just when you get a handle on one and smack it down, another one pops up. The latest offender: the app Yik Yak. Parents could be fooled by the friendly-looking yak logo, but hiding... Read more »

As technology advances, so does cyberbullying

As technology advances, so does cyberbullying
A large number of tweens have phones and social media accounts and as a result, cyberbullying is an issue impacting a large number of tweens. Please welcome today’s guest poster Kelly Martin to explain exactly what online bullying involves and what both parents and lawmakers can do about it.Kelly is a writer and stay-at-home mom... Read more »

What parents must do to protect children from cyberbullying

Today I am very happy to welcome guest poster Kortney Peagram.  She owns a small company, Bulldog Solution, that runs anti-bullying, diversity, and leadership programs across Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. She has over 8 years of facilitation and training experience, and is sharing her advice on how parents can protect kids and tweens who... Read more »
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Where there's a will, there's a social network: Instagram is the new Facebook for tweens and teens

Where there's a will, there's a social network: Instagram is the new Facebook for tweens and teens
You may have decided that your tween or teen isn’t ready for Facebook.  The world of social networking may be a bit more than they can handle right now. But have you allowed Instagram, the free photo sharing app that can be cute or artistic?  Instagram and photos are different, right? Actually, maybe not. It... Read more »