Cybersafe and Savvy Tip 27: Be Cyberinformed about Cyberbullying

Have you talked to your kids about bullying? What about cyberbullying? In today's expanding digital world, it's difficult to not talk about one without the other. These are not easy conversations to have with our kids at any age - I know. I've bumbled my way through more than my fair share of these with both of my daughters. I typically find they arise at the most inconvenient times...such as … [Read more...]

CyberSafe and Savvy Tip 24: Digital Free Dinners

A few years ago I wrote a post about the value of tech-free dinners. With our world even more digital, our need to have a technology free zone as a family is even more crucial. There have been countless articles, such as this one in Time Magazine,  and books, such as "The Surprising Power of Family Meals",  and studies, on the topic all coming to the same, important conclusions: families meals … [Read more...]

CyberSafe and Savvy Tip 25: Unplug Regularly

I write about this a great deal but also live it...I actually do unplug regularly and so does my family. It's one of the best ways to connect with each other, the world and stay safe online. The National Day of Unplugging isn't until March 1, 2013 but that doesn't mean you have to wait until then to unplug. You can start today! The 10 Principles are really simple: 1. Avoid … [Read more...]

CyberSafe and Savvy Tip 26: Wordless Wednesday – Digital Refueling

Wordless Wednesday: Digital Refueling … [Read more...]