Filed in : Apps, Parenting in the Digital World, Social Media

The other evening as I scrolled through my personal Facebook feed, I noticed that several of my Facebook friends had attended a wedding that evening. As is often the case with Facebook, it occurred to me that I wasn’t even aware that some of these friends knew each other. “Funny, small world,” I thought. Then I saw another post about […] Read More

Filed in : Apps, Media, Parenting in the Digital World

It has always been important for kids to know that their self-worth has nothing to do with the approval of others. However, the Youtube and social media culture today make it even more critical to healthy adolescent development. The approval of others is often what we focus on when using social media. “Look how many likes I got for that […] Read More

Filed in : Media, Pornography Concerns, TV

An email came today that completely sums up why I started Sensible Cyber Parenting as part of The Computer Monkey, LLC.  It was a fundraising letter from The National Center for Sexual Exploitation, formerly known as Morality in Media.  One of their key projects is Porn Harms which seeks to oppose and expose pornography and those who promote and support it.  In […] Read More

Filed in : Media, TV

“What we’re seeing, especially on primetime, is content that never, ever would have made it to air on primetime broadcast TV as recently as five or 10 years ago,” Tim Winter, president of the Parents Television Council, via Hollywood Critic Issues Warning About What’s Happening With Sex, Violence and Profanity in Entertainment | TheBlaze.com […] Read More