A TALE OF TWO PARENTS

I am fairly active on social media so I know, perhaps more than most parents, how insidious it can be.  There are so many things parents should be aware of before they can help a child navigate cyber space safely.  Although it can be a scary place, social media is at the very core of…

ONLINE GAMES

Being a parent of a social media tween has been exhausting. There are literally hundreds of ways people can interact with technology and even though my daughter only has Instagram there are still several ways to communicate on that one app alone. I feel like I am in an airplane nosediving towards the ground and…

THE VULGAR CONCEPT OF SELF

Society as a whole has a lot to learn about internet privacy and etiquette. Adults are constantly having to educate themselves in order to teach kids how to be safe and smart. We never really think we need to worry about what they are saying about us. I was afraid to share this story since…

GANGSTER’S PARADISE

Thank you Helena for being my first guest to submit on this theme! You never know who is on the other end of the keyboard. I knew Helena before I KNEW who HE was! (a cover of a Coolio tune…. except, shit, son, let’s face it — Coolio COMPLETELY stole this from the great Stevie…

CYBERMONSTERS

The MONSTERS are no longer hiding under our children’s beds.  They are online and they are everywhere.  Sometimes our own little kids have their own monster moments.  I never really plan to do theme months but they happen out of necessity.  I need your help again so I am asking for submissions. Social media is…