Cybersecurity 101

Cybersecurity 101

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. Identity theft can happen to anyone at any age, and it is important to protect yourself and your family from falling victim to this crime. June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will...
Keeping Children Safe from Online Predators

Keeping Children Safe from Online Predators

When children go online, they have direct and immediate access to friends, family, and complete strangers, which can put unsuspecting children at great risk. Children who meet and communicate with strangers online are easy prey for internet predators. June is National...
Online Gaming

Online Gaming

For children, the online gaming world is a virtual playground. Gaming consoles are specialized computers that let you log on, put on a headset, turn on a webcam, and talk to and play with any of the millions of gamers around the world. Many online games have...
Staying Safe from Pornography Online

Staying Safe from Pornography Online

Pornography is freely available online and it is one of the biggest threats to our children’s online safety. Children with unrestricted internet access are just a click away from viewing sexually-explicit material online—either intentionally or accidentally. Depraved...
Staying Safe on Mobile Phones

Staying Safe on Mobile Phones

The vast power of internet resources are now accessible through devices that fit in our pocket. These mobile devices let us instantly communicate with unlimited people. Children can access web content, photos, and videos on their phones or other mobile devices from...
Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is willful and repeated harm (such as harassing, humiliating, or threatening text or images) inflicted through the internet, interactive technologies, or mobile phones. 43% of teens aged 13 to 17 report that they have experienced some sort of...
Staying Safe on Social Media

Staying Safe on Social Media

Children and teenagers use social media as a way to share information and connect with other people. Sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter have become a predominant forum to present themselves, seek approval, and describe their interests. They use these sites to...
Internet Safety

Internet Safety

June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share ideas on how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. See other articles about online safety. The non-profit organization Enough Is Enough has created the website Internet...
How To Establish Safe Media Use in Our Homes

How To Establish Safe Media Use in Our Homes

As parents, we want to protect our children from danger. Just as we teach our children how to be safe when cooking on campfires, ovens, or stoves, we can also teach our children to use technology wisely to avoid danger. Technology can bless and benefit our lives when...
Keeping Kids Safe Online

Keeping Kids Safe Online

June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share ideas on how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. See other articles about online safety. This article provides a few general tips to keep your kids safe online,...
10 Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe on Social Media

10 Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe on Social Media

Teaching your kids to be safe on social media is very important. Most kids and teens spend hours online each day and we need to understand what they are experiencing and help them stay safe. June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share...
Internet Safety Rules

Internet Safety Rules

June is National Internet Safety Awareness Month. All month, we will share ideas on how to keep the internet a safe resource for you and your family. See other articles about online safety. Keeping kids safe on the internet can seem like an overwhelming task. Kids are...
Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidelines on screen time for children: Kids under 5 should not spend more than 1 hour watching screens every day—and less is better. Infants under 1 should not view screens at all. These guidelines are similar...
Discover Your Ancestors With Memories Book App

Discover Your Ancestors With Memories Book App

With just one click, you can generate a memories book with photos, stories, and details about the lives of your ancestors. Create a PDF book that you can email to others or send to be printed. Family history is all about photos and stories. But sometimes it is...

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