Drum roll please… Announcing Media Savvy Mamas!

Around the world, schools, parents, and communities are celebrating #SaferInternetDay. And in my little neck of the woods, I’ve been wondering how I can best contribute to the cause. “This year’s theme, ‘Create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you,’ is a call to action for every stakeholder to play their part in… Read More Drum roll please… Announcing Media Savvy Mamas!

Lessons from a “Kid-friendly” App: Dealing with Predators

While spot-checking my children’s devices, I’ve found several back doors and secret sides to the kid apps we think are safe. This post includes some lessons I learned along the way, along with tips to fight back. Remember … although I might use a specific app as an example, simply banning that app might not… Read More Lessons from a “Kid-friendly” App: Dealing with Predators

For the lonely mothers at Christmastime: 7 Tips for mamas missing their kiddos

It’s a chilly December day, and I’m staring blankly out the tall airport terminal window. Somewhere nearby a baby giggles and holiday music tinkles through the overhead speakers, but it does little to lighten my mood. Down on the tarmac, a massive metal bird has swallowed precious cargo: my two little boys. I imagine them… Read More For the lonely mothers at Christmastime: 7 Tips for mamas missing their kiddos

WRAP Resources: New Children’s Books from Educate & Empower Kids

In honor of White Ribbon Against Pornography (WRAP), I am highlighting some resources for parents, children, and spouses this month. Don’t forget to celebrate WRAP Week, which always begins on the last Sunday of October! Have you ever looked in the mirror and hated your reflection? Be honest. Um, yes. I’m raising my hand. But… Read More WRAP Resources: New Children’s Books from Educate & Empower Kids