Posts made in June, 2014


Violent Content, Violent Video Games and Violent Behavior

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Recently there was a diabolical attack on a twelve year old girl in Wisconsin.  Two girls lured their “friend” into the woods and then stabbed her nineteen times supposedly to impress a nightmarish, fictional online character known as Slender Man.  Slender Man can be found on the horror story site,  Since this tragedy the website has taken a step to caution users, by posting this:  “This website contains fictional content that may be too scary for younger readers.  Please verify that you are either at least 18 years of age or have parental permission before proceeding.” ...

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Buried in Your Smartphone While Watching the Kids?

Posted by on Jun 2, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Parents distracted by their smartphones… How many of us have felt compelled to check and respond to messages or other activities on our computer devices when we’re supposed to be paying attention to our kids?    Lots of hands are being raised (virtually) I’m sure!  This study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics found you’re not alone.   Recently, while on vacation my husband and I were sitting on our balcony enjoying the beautiful ocean view, palm trees, and sandy beach.  Two young children with a soccer ball appeared, with their Dad in tow.  Mom was no where to be...

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