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Tools to prevent cyberbullying for kids and parents

Sep 29, 2014
Tools to prevent cyberbullying for kids and parents

There are cyber device settings and apps that parents and kids can deploy as a part of your anti-bully strategy. The aim is to create boundaries in the cyber tools and in your child’s own hearts and minds embrace the correct thinking and actions in confronting a bully mentality. The most important thing parents...

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New Police Pods Getting Results, Generating Controversy

Sep 25, 2014
New Police Pods Getting Results, Generating Controversy

SACRAMENTO – Most of us may or may not have noticed the small “PODS” lurking above. “I was certainly not aware of it,” said John Buchanan, owner of the Natomas Bike Shop. Buchanan is talking about the surveillance cameras that can be seen from his business. They are not red light cameras or traffic...

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The role of parents in confronting the bully at school

Sep 22, 2014
The role of parents in confronting the bully at school

Back to school is a time of excitement as well as insecurity and uncertainty. And in the cyber social realm, where it is easy to be mean, the cyberbully phenomenon surfaces as a topic of concern and conversation. While bullying is not new, the level of hostility and persistent invasiveness that mobile connectivity inspires...

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The family-friendly pros and cons of iPhone 6 and iOS8 functionality

Sep 15, 2014
The family-friendly pros and cons of iPhone 6 and iOS8 functionality

The new iPhone 6 and iOS8 was released last week, and as is always the case, new releases of technology bring changes that can be good and potentially problematic. So parents need to be aware of what is involved and have a plan to handle it.

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How to Remove that U2 Album Apple Automatically Downloaded to Your Account

Sep 15, 2014
How to Remove that U2 Album Apple Automatically Downloaded to Your Account

Apple learned an important lesson this week: Not everyone likes U2. And even those who do really don’t like it when you put files on their devices without asking. A week after giving away a U2 album to most iTunes users, Apple has announced a way for customers to get rid of it. The...

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Making a peaceful society 101: Ferguson revisited

Sep 9, 2014
Making a peaceful society 101: Ferguson revisited

The pursuit of truth is difficult when emotions are high and this is especially true in the social network. Cyber-powered connectivity can intensify the temptation to rush to judgment without all the facts and it is difficult to maintain a perspective informed by the aim to pursue justice before the pursuit of truth has...

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Simple tips to stay informed about your child’s social media experiences

Sep 8, 2014
Simple tips to stay informed about your child’s social media experiences

There is a tendency to want to lecture and tell kids what to do, or say nothing for fear that you don’t know what to tell them because you don’t know what is happening. The most important thing a parent can do is get interested in what your child thinks, and get them talking...

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Talking with confidence about internet porn and sexting

Aug 26, 2014
Talking with confidence about internet porn and sexting

This talk explores ways to have a meaningful conversation with your child about sexual exploitation, and in particular as it relates to internet porn and sexting.

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Will parental control apps help or hinder communication with your teen?

Aug 25, 2014
Will parental control apps help or hinder communication with your teen?

Parental control apps have limited value, and must always be used in context of the bigger lesson about making good decisions and establishing good habits. If your child is using her device and ignoring you, and you choose to use Ignore Me No More, create a more robust context about making good choices.

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Apple Replacing Some iPhone 5 Batteries

Aug 25, 2014
Apple Replacing Some iPhone 5 Batteries

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Having trouble with your iPhone 5 battery? You might be eligible for a free replacement. Apple said “a very small percentage” of iPhone 5 smartphones may “suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.” Don’t get too excited just yet. After a year or two, everyone’s...

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