A Post to Parents and Student Pastors about bullying

15% of teens have personally experienced online harassment in the past 12 months according to a survey done by Covenant Eyes through their free e-book entitled A Parent’s Guide to Cyberbullying. Cyberbullying can occur on sites such as twitter, facebook, and ask.fm. In fact, ask.fm has recently been in the news quite frequently for someContinue reading “A Post to Parents and Student Pastors about bullying”

Top Places our Teens are at Online

With the rise of smart phones among teenagers, we have seen an increase over the last five years in students being online. Students are online regularly communicating with others and surfing the web. Anytime you have a question about something (whatever that may be), you can instantly figure out the answer with a smart phone.Continue reading “Top Places our Teens are at Online”

Social Media Guidelines for Parents

Students today know nothing but social media. It is honestly a part of who they are. Social media is totally okay, but like everything else, the devil wishes to corrupt it. For parents, monitoring it can be a nightmare. Students have cell phones earlier in life. They have access to their social media accounts allContinue reading “Social Media Guidelines for Parents”

The Top Dont’s of Social Media

Here are some quick dont’s about social media: Don’t Post when you are angry– This is obvious, but so many people do this. When a teenager is upset with another, you can tell on facebook or twitter. It is the same way with adults. When a parent is upset at one of their kids’ teachers,Continue reading “The Top Dont’s of Social Media”

What to do when your kid wants facebook

As I log onto facebook, I see more and more¬†younger teenagers getting facebook. I still remember the day when facebook was limited too college students only with an active college email address. Then, when facebook was opened to high school students, it was near impossible for any student to switch over to facebook instead ofContinue reading “What to do when your kid wants facebook”