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Using Social Media for Social Good

Given that my professional life is so digitally oriented, it’s not surprising that my 7-year-old daughter Laurel is well informed about technology. She knows that […]

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Low-Tech Tips for High-Tech Parents

Here’s a universal truth: We parents want only the best for our kids. If that means spending a bit more for the latest technology, so […]

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Social Media is Here to Stay

So much of the discussion about social media and children seems to be of the “Should we expose them to it?” ilk — but that […]

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How Young is Too Young for Cell Phones and Facebook?

A common question we receive from many parents is, “At what age should I give my child a cell phone or allow them to be […]

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Self-Discovery in the Digital Era

When I began teaching seven years ago, I felt compelled to provide a longwinded explanation about social networking to my high school journalism class. During […]

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly … and the Internet

The topic of social media prompts tremendous anxiety among parents. When it comes to their children’s digital practices, parents are both afraid of and afraid […]