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Should You Friend Your Teens on Facebook?

by Barbara J. Feldman May 27, 2010

Do your teens have a Facebook accounts? Are you concerned about the kids they hang out with or their online behavior? Getting a Facebook account and adding your teen as your Facebook friend is one way to monitor your teen and make sure they are OK. Teens are particularly vulnerable to online predators and online […]

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How to Use Facebook to Keep in Touch with Your Grown Kids

by Barbara J. Feldman May 26, 2010

Have you joined the social media world yet? If not, Facebook is a fun and easy way to keep in touch with your friends and grown children. Many people use Facebook as a way to meet new people as well and connecting with friends, new and old alike, helps combat depression and other issues associated […]

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There Are No Secrets Online: What You and Your Children Need to Know

by Barbara J. Feldman May 20, 2010

It’s important that parents and children alike realize that there are no secrets online Equally important is understanding and respecting what that means. Finally, not only protecting your children from the openness of the digital world but teaching them to protect themselves, too. Here are a few things to consider: Why should kids be careful […]

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How Much Media Time Should I Allow My Child?

by Barbara J. Feldman April 9, 2010

Did you know that between the television, the computer and texting, young children are spending an average of 53 hours per week in front of a screen? This is an incredible amount of time. It is disturbing when you realize some of the problems that can occur because of the inactivity that results from large […]

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Is It OK to Let Your Children Multitask?

by Barbara J. Feldman April 9, 2010

Today’s parents are often awe struck as they watch their children study surrounded by their computer, iPod and gaming system. It is not uncommon to see kids as young as 9 or 10 doing homework while logged onto their computer and answering Instant Messaging, as they listen to music on their iPod or MP3 player. […]

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