Tag Archives: mobile devices

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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What age should my kid be on social media?

in the early part of the article where I talk about “Delaying Social Media” I not only provide some brand new research about the undeniable connection from social media to the rise of depression in America, but I also provide some helpful questions you can ask your kids to engage them in meaningful conversation about this subject. Continue Reading

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What is your biggest concern with young people and mobile devices?

Let’s have a little CONTEST! I have 5 “Advanced Reader’s Copies” of my upcoming The Teens Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices sitting right here on my desk… and I want to give them away. (I don’t know if … Continue Reading

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When teens regret what they post

Wouldn’t it be nice if we were having conversations about these real world situations in advance… instead of doing emergency cleanup afterwards? Continue Reading

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If you’d like a sneak peek

I’m looking for about 30 parents and/or youth workers who would like to “test drive” this book-in-process with some teens and tweens Continue Reading

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