Posts Tagged ‘Social Media & Internet Safety’

Protecting Our Kids From Media Violence

In today’s world, screen time takes up more of our lives than most of us would like to admit. But did you know that the average American will spend 7.5 years of their life watching TV and more than 5 years on social media? And that doesn’t even factor in the time spent playing video…

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Protecting Children from Online Predators

With 93% of teens ages 12 to 17 spending time online regularly, internet safety and the threat of online predators need to be taken seriously. According to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, one in 25 children ages 10 to 17 report having received an online sexual solicitation where the solicitor tried to…

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Dads Fight Back teams up with Moms Fight Back to Address Teen Suicide

Today’s teens face pressure like never before with academic and athletic performance, drug and alcohol use, social media, bullying, and more. In response to the rising crisis of teen mental health issues among our youth across the nation, and especially in our own Colorado schools and communities, Moms Fight Back will be hosting a free,…

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Cyberbullying 101 + Prevention Tips

15% of high school students report experiencing cyberbullying in the past year according to the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey. With the internet and a wide variety of electronic devices (cell phones, computers, tablets, etc.) we know that our kids have access to many different communication tools. This includes things like social media sites,…

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Protecting Our Kids from Online Identity Theft

With the Internet being so easily accessible today, the dangers of identity theft are increasing at an alarming rate. Although we think about our own security measures online, we often forget that our children are the bigger threats. In fact, they’re 51 times more likely to become the victim of identity fraud than adults are.…

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Cyber Bullying’s Impact And How To Address It

Cyberbullying: The Insidious New Threat The advent of the digital age has brought a whole host of new challenges to parents across the US, giving our children access to almost infinite sources of information, both good and bad. One of the negative aspects of this technological revolution is that it opens up a new channel…

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