Can You Have an Online Presence & Still Have Some Online Privacy? – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

How do you develop a solid online presence while simultaneously having the ability to enjoy a social media account with friends and maybe even be a little goofy? It is possible, but organizing one’s digital footprints takes organization and attention. This issue is of paramount importance for people who will be applying for school or jobs in today’s digital world. To learn more about managing life in the social media world check out an informative New York Times article that…

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Maybe Technology Is Not the Primary Cause of Adolescent Digital Problems? – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

I’ve just finished reading a June 3, 2019 New York Times article, When Social Media is Really Problematic for Adolescents, by pediatrician Perri Klass and published for her New York Times Check-up column. It’s an engaging read for parents of digital kids and for educators. (Check out other New York Times articles by Perri Klass.) Dr. Klass makes a strong case for using a new paradigm when we consider the 21st Century digital world challenges of preteens and adolescents. She writes that…

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Panic & Fear About Technology — Especially Social Media – Media! Tech! Parenting! – Parents Article

Do you find yourself nervous and at wits end about all the problems with social media and kids? Do you dread hearing the next news report about kids, screens, and digital addiction because it feels too close to home? Are you regularly worried about the intensity of your own digital activities? Few people will argue with the notion that our digital world needs tweaking. With data collecting running amock, hackers breaking into corporations around the world, bad actors using social…

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How to keep in touch ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

Do you want to read and watch family stories about parenting children with disabilities? And hear about what it’s like to work in children’s rehab? Plus get links to mainstream disability news and opinion pieces?   In addition to checking the blog, you can follow BLOOM on Facebook. Sign up to receive our monthly e-letter in your inbox (includes shout-outs to people and groups making the world a more inclusive place and our book shelf). And check out eight episodes of our…

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Take A Stand – Speaking Out About Use And Abuse On Social Media – Single Dad, Parents Article

Last week I was sitting in a Claim Jumpers Restaurant with my 13-year-old daughter.   While she and I try to converse as much as we possibly can, having a conversation with a 13-year-old is often a challenge.  We sit there and stare at our food, the silverware, and occasionally the couple next to us yelling loudly at their children for misbehaving.  There might be a word or two.  I want to know what’s going on in my daughter’s life.  I…

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Diabolical Rantings of a Single Dad: Trump’s Ever-Elusive Tax Return – Single Dad, Parents Article

Is it really a shock to anyone that Trump is choosing so far to not release his tax return? Look at how he has been treated by the media and everyone on the left who oppose him. It doesn’t matter what he does, they dig and dig until they find one little thing to criticize him about, then they blow it out of proportion, making it out to be breaking headline news, worthy of immediate impeachment. If they can’t find…

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