Online Safety, Technology

It’s Called Unboxing and Your Kid is Watching It

The internet continues to redefine how we shop, and not just as a replacement for brick and mortar stores. Innovation in online retailing has created fresh new ways of buying that go far beyond simply shopping on Amazon or jet.com instead of driving to your local Target. These new methods of shopping, including digital delivery […]

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Online Safety, Technology

Do You Overshare Online?

The modern internet was created in 1989 to solve a simple problem. Information and data existed on different computer systems, in different offices, different companies, and different locations around the world. If you needed information stored elsewhere you would need to physically access the computer where it lived or personally share the media. The thought […]

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Online Safety, Technology

5 Ways to Combat Digital Dementia

Parents and children alike are spending more time with technology than ever before. On average, adults spend eight hours and forty minutes using digital technology, daily. This means that each day, adults spend twenty minutes more with digital technology than they spend sleeping. It’s troubling to discover that more time is given to handheld devices […]

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Online Safety, Parenting, Technology

How To Keep Your Children Safe Online

Navigating through the murky waters of online privacy can be a difficult task. Without a background in information technology it can be challenging to understand what information websites are collecting, and how they are collecting it. Most online users assume that websites collect basic information such as name, email address, and phone number. However, users […]

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Online Safety, Technology

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying, whether physical or mental, happens every day, at every level and walk of life. The internet has changed the bullying landscape. What was once something done face-to-face, bullying has taken on a new form and challenged the way we deal with it. Cyberbullying has created an atmosphere in which simply walking away is no […]

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