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This One Simple Thing Can Keep Your Child Safe Online

March 6, 2019 - Children, Cyberbullying, Empathy, Family, internet safety, Online Safety, Parenting, parents, Phones, Princiapals, Sexting, Smart Phones, smartphones, Teachers, Technology

Parents have an obligation to know who and what our children are texting. I know it’s a scary proposition, looking at your child’s phone, but it’s okay. I grant you that permission. We’ve talked about this before. Your child’s phone is not a diary. Before…

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What Is An Above The Fray Presentation All About?

February 27, 2019 - Apps, Children, Cyberbullying, Empathy, Family, internet safety, Online Safety, Parenting, parents, School, Screen Time, Smart Phones, smartphones, Technology, Teens, Texting

And with the school year already most of the way over (it is!), schools and parents are already thinking about their kids being left alone with their digital devices all summer!

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If You Aren’t The Consumer, You’re The Product

February 6, 2019 - Family, Parenting, Screen Time, Smart Phones, smartphones, Snapchat, Technology, Teens

Something that has my fascination right now is a recent 60 Minutes report by Anderson Cooper on brain hacking. If you’ve not seen it, you have to watch it immediately. It’s mind-blowing. It’s one of the key pieces of our new youth presentation that we’re…

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A Mother’s Terror

January 31, 2019 - Children, Family, internet safety, Parenting, parents, Sex Traffic, Smart Phones, Social Media, Teens, Texting

Yesterday morning at 2:30 a.m. I was faced with a Mothers worst imaginable nightmare.

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2 Things You Must Do Before You Give The Gift Of Technology This Christmas

December 5, 2018 - Bark, Children, Family, internet safety, Screen Time, Smart Phones, Social Media, Tablets, Technology

Of course, tablets and smartphones are two of the hottest holiday items this year, but before you give them to your child, you have to do these two things. What are your kids asking for this Christmas? We know the answer to that. They’re asking…

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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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Teachers, Principals, and Superintendents… This One Is For YOU!

October 10, 2018 - Children, Parenting, Princiapals, School, Smart Phones, Teachers, Teens

Educators play a unique role in helping kids handle the digital world, and one of the most important ways of doing that is by talking about the issue.

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This Group Of Kids Is At Risk Right Now

October 3, 2018 - Children, Family, Parenting, Smart Phones, Social Media, Teachers, Texting

The conversations have to be happening earlier and earlier because, guess what, they’re getting phones at earlier and earlier ages!

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No One – Not Parents, Not Kids – No One Wants To Hear This

August 15, 2018 - Children, Empathy, Facebook, Family, Instagram, Online Safety, Parenting, Porn, Smart Phones, Snapchat, Social Media, Student, Technology, Teens

Studying the effects of digital technology on kids for the past few years has finally led me to this place. It’s not where I want to be. It’s where I have to be. And I think, once you watch this video, you’ll agree. Read this:…

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What Parents Need To Know About Apple’s New Screen Time App

June 6, 2018 - Apple, Family, Parenting, Phones, Screen Time, Smart Phones, Technology

This big new feature coming to iOS 12… are you ready?

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