Interview: “When and How to Talk to Kids About Pornography” on SmartSocial.com

I recently had the opportunity to interview with Josh Ochs, founder of SmartSocial.com. Josh is awesome! He is so natural on camera. I am still learning. Haha. If you’d like to hear the audio version, you can also tune in on the Smart Social Podcast on iTunes, here: http://bit.ly/Melody-porn-talk In case you’re interested, here are… Read More Interview: “When and How to Talk to Kids About Pornography” on SmartSocial.com

‘Strength to Fight’ Interview: Creating a Digital Well for Moms

I had so much fun chatting with Josh Gilman at Strength to Fight. Check out the full interview here: In case you’re interested, here are some links to resources we mentioned in the interview: Petra’s Power to See: A Media Literacy Adventure (from Educate and Empower Kids). Join Petra and her dad as they venture… Read More ‘Strength to Fight’ Interview: Creating a Digital Well for Moms

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