At this point, there are no regulations that require a teacher, administrator or counselor to report an act of cyberbullying to a parent or to the police, unless the school has taken it upon themselves to add it into their policies and procedures.
When my 16-year-old daughter was cyberbullied, she...Read More
One of the challenges is that we don't know what's going on and 64% of teenagers say they do things online they don't want their parents to know about.
Many parents aren't aware of what happens on their child's social networking sites, and I have found that most parents don't know about the age limits...Read More
With today's technology, it's never been easier for bullies to reach out and attack our children from anywhere and at anytime; silently and with ease.
Cyberbullying occurs when a minor uses technology to deliberately and repeatedly engage in hostile behavior to harm or threaten another minor, and is...Read More
A 19 year old sophomore at the University of Texas opened fire while running through the Austin campus using an AK-47, then eventually killed himself.
No one else was shot, and most of the credit for a low body count is going to the university’s crisis-management plan.
As part of this plan,...Read More
It’s all about proactive awareness and involvement so we can safeguard our children when they’re using social media. If we understand what the steps are that we need to take, we can teach our children about the potential dangers of social networking, and empower them to protect themselves from online...Read More
Sexting is becoming more and more common every day, and it's definitely something parents need to be concerned about. Thirty-nine percent of teenagers send or post sexually suggestive messages and 48% say they have received the same type of messages. Children as young as 8 years old are getting sext...Read More