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Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

admin October 3, 2017 Comments Off on Shame Nation: Must-Read for Restoring Internet Civility

“The culture of destroying people with the simple stroke of a keyboard has become much more than a fad-it’s the new normal. In today’s digitally-driven world, disaster is only a click away. Don’t assume

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Tuning Up Kids’ Social-Emotional Skills

Tuning Up Kids’ Social-Emotional Skills

Michele Borba February 7, 2016 Comments Off on Tuning Up Kids’ Social-Emotional Skills

Teaching children social-emotional skills is one of the greatest gifts you can give them. After all, few skills increase their confidence, social competence, empathy, resilience, and self-esteem more because kids need them in every area of their

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Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Protecting Kids From Online Predators

Michele Borba February 4, 2016 1

Troubling research about our kids’ lack of online smarts and predators’ new grooming techniques to lure them. Advice based on new studies to keep kids safer online and parents and child givers better educated.

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10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Michele Borba September 10, 2014 Comments Off on 10 Parenting Solutions to Prevent Cyberbullying

Mom and Dad, wake up: If you assume your child is using that fancy home computer or smartphone to stimulate his brain or connect with friends, think again. Sadly too many kids are using their

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4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

Michele Borba February 23, 2014 Comments Off on 4 S.A.F.E. Rules Every Child Should Know to Curb Cyberbullying

Four safety rules to teach kids to help them be safer online and stop cyber-bullying REALITY CHECK: Did you know that a recent survey found that almost 70 percent of adolescents say the best

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Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

Michele Borba May 20, 2012 Comments Off on Plugged-in Kids Losing Quality Family Time and Empathy

The unique challenges and the solutions for parenting today’s digital kids REALITY CHECK: Reports reveal new concerns about today’s “plugged-in” kids and how technology may rob them of face-to-face interaction, jeopardize empathy, social skills

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Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Michele Borba March 15, 2012 Comments Off on Parenting Cyber-Kids: Knowing How to Monitor Their Online Activity

Tips I shared on the TODAY show to help parents monitor their  kids online behavior to boost Internet safety and curb inappropriate online activity Kid Internet access is now everywhere–from laptops, to television screens,

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If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

Michele Borba November 7, 2011 Comments Off on If Your Teen Is Cyberbullied

What to do if your child receives cyber-threats or you suspect cyberbullying “A number of middle school students—including my daughter–are receiving vicious anonymous emails and text messages from peers. The school sent a letter

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