Banana Moments

Banana Moments Banana Moments newsletter and website offers information, insights and encouragement to strengthen the parent-child relationship a cyber-powered world. When kids believe they can Google everything they need to know, they are conditioned differently for authority. This service helps parents lead children with confidence in an environment where authority is more relational and less ascribed.

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Preparing for internet porn and sex in the social network

Jun 12, 2014
Preparing for internet porn and sex in the social network

Internet porn and sexting is about power and control in the realm of hearts and minds; it is about human exploitation which is glorified on and off line in popular culture and in cyber-powered peer communities. These are adult issues because they evoke primal emotion that can be challenging to tame at any age,...

How to advocate for the education of the modern child: It’s personal

Jun 12, 2014
How to advocate for the education of the modern child: It’s personal

When my sons were in grade school, they each in their own way declared that their academic education was the teacher’s job, not mine. And just as my children were arguing for a sacred division of labor between parents and teachers, I explained with divine confidence that there could be no doubt that their...

How your child can get into trouble with the law using social media and what to do about it

Jun 9, 2014
How your child can get into trouble with the law using social media and what to do about it

Cyber Safety for Kids and Families with Joanna and Jodie on 103.9FM The Fish Family Morning Show

Last Memorial Day weekend proved fateful for three teens at Whitney High who were arrested on suspicion of making annoying internet communications and criminal threats and then released on June 2.  According the Sacramento Bee report...

How to manage cyber-powered summer stress

Jun 2, 2014
How to manage cyber-powered summer stress

Over the past ten years of fieldwork, research and personal experience governing the cyber-powered home, there can be no doubt for me that internet connectivity does intensify the role of emotion in daily life. There is just more hype; there is more excitement and anxiety in response to the influence of devices, apps and...

Modern parenting: How to prepare your children to love and be loved in the in an age of social networking

May 26, 2014
Modern parenting: How to prepare your children to love and be loved in the in an age of social networking

This past weekend presented very disturbing news about a young man, Elliot Rodgers, who gunned down six people in Santa Barbara over the weekend. From the news reports, it is clear that this young man was hyper-focused on seeking validation from the social network - which can leave a person feeling isolated, abandoned and...

Creating an on-line identity management policy for you and your child

May 19, 2014
Creating an on-line identity management policy for you and your child

Cyber Safety for Kids and Families with Joanna and Jodie on !03.9FM The Fish Family Morning Show

jullien_kids_sillouetteParents are feeling pressure to post pictures and publish details of their child’s early life on line, and as the first generation of digital natives (born after 1990 who cannot imagine the world...

Is being ‘facebook friends’ with your young adult child too much information?

May 12, 2014
Is being ‘facebook friends’ with your young adult child too much information?

A recent Mother’s Day headline features five reasons to be friends with your mom on Facebook. The article basically argues that it is a good thing to “friend” your mom because Facebook moms are cool, after all they are using social media. And they want to know what is happening in your life and...

How to establish a presence in your child’s cyber realm without snooping

May 5, 2014
How to establish a presence in your child’s cyber realm without snooping

A Google World in the Garden of Eden: Five Family-Safe Strategies for Texting and Social Media, offers information on house rules and cyber rites of passage. A Google World in the Garden of Eden: Five Family-Safe Strategies for Texting and Social Media, offers information on house rules and cyber rites of...

How to establish a presence in your child’s cyber realm without snooping

May 5, 2014
How to establish a presence in your child’s cyber realm without snooping

A Google World in the Garden of Eden: Five Family-Safe Strategies for Texting and Social Media, offers information on house rules and cyber rites of passage. A Google World in the Garden of Eden: Five Family-Safe Strategies for Texting and Social Media, offers information on house rules and cyber rites of...

How to know if your smartphone is robbing attention from your child, and what to do about it

Apr 28, 2014
How to know if your smartphone is robbing attention from your child, and what to do about it

Your child essentially translates inattention as rejection. Most parents don’t realize that attention management is one of the most important cyber-safety factors for kids and families, because preoccupation with devices hinders the development of open parent-child communication, which is essential for parents to stay current on what is happening in their children’s cyber realms.

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