Monthly Archives: June 2018

The CDC, teen risks, and who is vulnerable

Young people identifying as LGBTQ are far more likely to take risks and experience consequences than kids who identify as heterosexual. Again, this is no small percentage. For example Continue Reading

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Helping Teens Press Pause

Whenever I talk with young people about their mobile devices I ask, “How many of you think people are spending too much time staring at their devices?” An overwhelming majority of hands will go up. Yet if you followed those … Continue Reading

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Does Google and Apple care about your kids’ digital addiction?

Yes and finally yes? (It’s about time!) We’ve all heard stories of tech companies concocting evil plans to launch new gadgets and apps addicting children to their devices. Sound like a rumor? Sadly, these legends have proved to be true … Continue Reading

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