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Using Whyville

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Whyville is a great online multiplayer gaming world that was designed for children aged six to sixteen. Similar to other web sites designed for children, Whyville allows it’s users to create a virtual world where they can participate in games, discussion boards, and several other things. It’s a great way for children to learn about […]

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What is Club Penguin?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

The social networking boom has taken parents, tweens, and teens by storm. Online gaming is another booming industry for teens and tweens, which is where Club Penguin enters. Club Penguin is an entertaining social networking platform that combines with a number of virtual worlds and games. Kids can use the avatar penguin and personalize it […]

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Your Child and Sexting

by Barbara J. Feldman June 12, 2009

Experts say that the easiest way to keep your children from sexting is to tell them not to do it. Everyone agrees that teens need to hear from the people who care most about them-their parents. Even though it may seem obvious to you that they should not be doing this, what teens really want […]

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Need To Know: Sexting and Your Child

by Barbara J. Feldman June 10, 2009

Sexting is the act of sending sexually suggestive messages or pictures from your cell phone. These pictures are then often shared between multiple cell phones and often end up being posted on the Internet. This phenomenon has grown in popularity despite the rise of prosecutions that are now occurring across the country. If you are […]

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Ways Your Child May Hide Friends on MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman May 6, 2009

Using MySpace has become one of the most popular social networking sites among teens to socialize and find friendship. There’s no need to meet friends in the mall or spend time at the movies anymore. Most teens can be found at home behind their computers networking with the hundreds of other teens found on MySpace. […]

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How to Hide Friends on MySpace

by Barbara J. Feldman May 5, 2009

MySpace has become one of, if not the most popular place for teens and tweens to socialize these days. Forget about going to the mall or hanging out at the ice cream parlor. MySpace has its users addicted. There are millions of teenagers (among others) that use MySpace daily and have learned the tricks of […]

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