Posts made in January, 2014


Apps, Apps Everywhere! Are You Aware?

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Do you know what apps your kids are using? Recently an app calledPlastic Surgery & Plastic Doctor & Plastic Hospital Office for Barbie was removed from the Apple Store, iTunes (owned by Apple) and Google Play. The app encouraged girls to perform procedures such as liposuction on a doll because as the app described, “This unfortunate girl has so much extra weight that no diet can help her.”  The app said that “liposuction will make her slim and beautiful once the extra fat is sucked out.”  This game gave girls the message that they should do what ever it takes to be slim, and their...

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Start the New Year By Being a Proactive Online Safety Parent!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

What was your New Year’s resolution? I hope you resolved to be a proactive online safety parent! Proactive preventive actions are directed towards a potential problem in the future. They help prevent a problem from ever happening. Parents prevent harm to their children everyday in many ways. Electric outlet covers are installed to prevent little fingers and other objects from being inserted into an exposed electrical outlet. Bicycle helmets are worn to prevent head injury when children ride their bikes. Mom makes sure the bathtub water isn’t too hot to protect against burning and makes sure there is a mat on...

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