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Here’s How We Parent Online

November 8, 2018 - Children, Cyberbullying, Family, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Porn, School, Sexting, Smart Phones, Social Media, Teachers, Technology, Texting

This is the one tool Above The Fray endorses to help parents keep their kids safe online. You can learn more by visiting BeAboveTheFray.org/bark.

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Your Child And The Sexting Web

May 30, 2018 - Children, Family, Parenting, Sexting, Student

Just because YOUR child would never do anything like that, doesn’t mean you can ignore the topic. No matter how much you trust your son or daughter, families must be talking about the ramifications of youth sexting. It’s one of the Parenting 101 topics of…

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Christmas Is Almost Here… Are You Ready?

November 8, 2017 - Cyberbullying, Empathy, Gaming, Live Streaming, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Sexting, Smart Phones, Student

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but if we don’t prepare our young people… it can take a dark turn quickly.

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Winter Break: A Dangerous Time For Young People

November 1, 2017 - Cyberbullying, Online Safety, School, Sexting, Smart Phones, Student, Technology

All thoughts may still be on Halloween, but Winter Break will be here before we blink – and we know what that means. Smartphones, tablets, computers, gaming consoles, and other electronic devices top the wish list for young people again this year. The sad reality…

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Announcing Our New Training Program: Blurred Lines

October 11, 2017 - School, Sexting, Smart Phones, Social Media, Teachers, Technology

With the rise of digital technology and social media, districts simply have not kept up. We see the devastating effects of this daily across the country. From inappropriate teacher-student messaging, to sexting, and worse, it’s vital districts pro-actively address these issues. Our program contains a…

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Is Your Child Breaking The Law?

September 27, 2017 - Children, Crime, Parenting, Phones, Sexting, Smart Phones, Teens

Many parents don’t recognize that their child is breaking the law by doing this, and the ramifications can be life-shattering.

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To The Parents Of Perfect Kids

August 2, 2017 - Children, Cyberbullying, Live Streaming, Online Safety, Parenting, Phones, Sexting, Smart Phones, Social Media

Just because you believe your child is mature enough to never do anything inappropriate online, it’s naive to think you don’t need to be talking with her or him about what they see and hear in the digital world. There is so much more to…

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This One Simple Thing Can Keep Your Child Safe Online

June 21, 2017 - Children, Empathy, Online Safety, Parenting, Sexting, Smart Phones, Texting

It seems like one of the most basic things a parent can do to help protect their child in the digital world, so why doesn’t it happen until it’s too late?

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Above The Fray Is In The News… But We Wish We Weren’t

June 5, 2017 - Children, Online Safety, Princiapals, School, Sexting, Social Media, Teachers, Teens, Texting

Are schools and school districts finally ready to proactively address this issue? Let’s hope so! You can read the Sacramento Bee article here.

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How Do We Address Teacher – Student Sexting?

May 24, 2017 - Crime, Online Safety, Parenting, Princiapals, School, Sexting, Social Media, Teens

You see it in the news nearly every day. It’s on the rise across the country. Sometimes it elevates to child rape, other times it ends with nude photos being exchanged. Either way, it has to end. This cannot be allowed to become the norm….

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