10 Ways to Prevent Cyberbullying

10 Ways to Prevent Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying has become an epidemic. It leads to isolation, depression and suicide. Below are ten ways Detective Sgt. Tom Rich you can help your teen prevent cyberbullying.  1.  Educate yourself: To prevent cyberbullying from occurring you must understand exactly what it is.  Research what constitutes cyberbullying, how and where it occurs, and talk with your friends…

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Knowledge and Family Conversations are #Cyberbullying Kryptonite

Knowledge and Family Conversations are #Cyberbullying Kryptonite

  I watched an excellent Hangout today on cyberbullying. The panelists were chock full of good information which I find rare. I actually took notes. I’m sharing it here because all parents, even if your children have yet to open a computer should watch this. The prevailing theme, as with all parenting and as it…

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Got Teens? Insure those smart phones with Asurion.

If you have a teen I HIGHLY recommend you use Asurion and insure their phones. I've replaced at least ten with them!

We leave for our second annual vacation to Deep Creek Lake, MD tomorrow and I have been packing all week. Anyone who knows me, knows that’s a complete lie. I will pack tonight for my whole family around 10:00 pm. But?  I have been thinking about packing all week, which kind of counts. Thinking of…

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What Happens on the Internet, Stays on the Internet

What happens on the internet stays on the internet. Are you proud of what you put out?

Yesterday I reposted a very tongue in cheek post about raising my boys to be complete buffoons so that someday it would be payback to my daughters-in-law who will ultimately hate me. Anyone who either reads my site or lacks a stick up their arse knows that it was meant to be completely humorous. I…

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Want To Stop Your Teens From Texting and Driving?

How to Stop Teens from Texting and Driving

Last week, in a six hour span, this happened. My oldest son and I exchanged several texts and then within seconds he drove up the driveway. I was speechless. We had a long conversation, watched some videos on death and texting destruction and he swore he wouldn’t do it again. And? He is a teenager,…

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Are your kids Snapchatting?

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Have you heard about the fun new app Snapchat? Your kids have and chances are they are using it. I must say there is great appeal in the silliness of it. Though most of my adult friends aren’t using it (perhaps they are more mature than I). If you are an adult and want to…

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Win an MG Handheld & Save Your Child’s Innocence

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Do you wake up every morning and think to yourself, “I can’t wait to let little Timmy use my smart phone today?” If so, discontinue reading now. This post is a waste of your time. I despise sharing my phone with the kids. D-E-S-P-I-S-E. Mine. Mine. Mine. But? Sadly, I do because it’s better than…

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