Friday, March 1, 2019

13 Online Challenges Your Kid Already Knows About


Don't Panic, What Parents Really Need To Know About 'Momo Challenge'

From Andy Robertson
Forbes
As I expand below, evidence of direct harm caused by the game is yet to be found. It is essentially a viral ghost story. Rather than sharing warnings that perpetuate and mythologize the story, a better focus is good positive advice for children, set up technology appropriately and take an interest in their online interactions.

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/andyrobertson/2019/02/27/dont-panic-what-parents-really-need-to-know-about-momo-challenge

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Do you have a child who is being bullied or harassed at school?

Do you have a child who is being bullied or harassed at school? Has the response of the school done nothing to stop this harm? (There is no evidence that what most schools are doing is effectively addressing this concern.)

Be Positively Powerful: An Empowerment Plan for Teens Who Are Bullied or Harassed is a new book by Nancy Willard. In this book, teens can learn seven powerful, positive approaches to become empowered even in the face of being treated badly. Parents can use these approaches with younger children.

Nancy is an internationally recognized authority on bullying and seeks to empower those who are being bullied and their parents. Her book is available on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2E8fT2R

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