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Now more than ever, our children need parents to lead them. Authority that was once ascribed is more relational; popular culture and Internet and mobile technology expose and empower our children to engage in increasingly risky ideas and activities at earlier ages.

“We can’t teach what Banana Moments offers parents,” said Kelly Graham, Principal at Olympus Junior High in Roseville, Ca., “It’s a good message at a time when our children are exposed to so much through Internet-enabled tools.”

Joanna’s ‘aha moment’ sponsored by Mutual of Omaha


Cyber Safety for Kids and Families on TheFish103.9FM

with Joanna and Jodie

This week

Underage social media: How parents can plan for it



Who is in charge?

In a world where it is easy to believe you can simply “google” everything you need to know, who needs a parent, educator, coach or physician to impart wisdom?

The Authority In Me 

A book about parenting with peace of mind in a cyber powered world.

Photo Cover: Christi Benz


A Google World in the Garden of Eden:

Five Family-Safe Strategies for Texting and Social Media

Parenting is a divine appointment, and freedom from manipulation of the social network comes from our God-given ability to think for ourselves. That authority cannot be taken away.

Purchase via Amazon (Kindle) 



Family Business Quarterly

Winter 2014 Edition: The lessons of parenthood in the network culture



2014 March Monthly Round Up

Is social media sucking the life out of your family relationships?


Upcoming Events

Internet porn and sexting: What kids need parents to know

Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time: 2pm to 5pm

Where: Life Community Church, 10020 Foothills Blvd., Roseville, CA  916-788-2697

Free and open to the public. Register.


How to make summer time a fun learning experience (with and without the devices)

Dates and Times: Tuesday May 20, 6:30-8:00pm, and Wednesday May 21, 10:00 to 11:30am

Where: St. Joseph Marello Catholic Church

7200 Auburn Folsom Road, Granite Bay. CA 95746  916-786-5001

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information contatct: Joanna Jullien@surewest.net

About Joanna Jullien

Joanna Jullien

Joanna (jullien@surewest.net) and her husband have raised two sons in Roseville, CA. She has a degree from U.C. Berkeley in Social Anthropology (corporate culture). Her honors thesis was awarded the Kroeber Prize and funding from National Science Foundation grant. Joanna writes to help parents with the modern-day leadership challenges of raising children. She is a contributing writer for The Granite Bay View, the Press Tribune, the Sacramento Examiner, and editor of Banana Moments.