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This week:

Top 3 things kids need to know about creating on-line profiles


Recent & Previous features

When to say yes and how to say no to on-line friend requests

Parents posting photos of children on-line can create risk: Why less is more

Tips to teach your family to detect and respond to viruses and malware

The 3 main reasons parents do not prepare their children for safe use of the internet

The number one cyber concern of parents and what to do about it

What is ‘digital sympathy’ and why is it important to your teen?

2016 CA on-line privacy laws: What you & the government can do to protect your family’s privacy

2016 CA on-line privacy laws: What you & the government can do to protect your family’s privacy

Tips to stay in tune with your tech-savvy teen’s life

3 signs you are ready for your child to have a smartphone

How to say ‘no’ to your child’s request for a smart phone

Tips to prepare your child for the top 4 internet risks

3 Cyber threats your child can be trained to avoid

Your teen’s use of internet may cause risk of high blood pressure

The ‘internet of things’: Preparing for how smart devices and phones get hacke

How to enforce social media age restrictions

Simple steps to create and remember secure passwords

Teach your child to be cyber safe with texting and social media

Is your teen getting mental health advice from the internet?

4 things every parent can do to help reduce teen cyber stress

Social media tips to set your child up for college and career success

Teach your child how to respond to cyberbully cruelty

Kids using secret apps to hide photos and texts: Tips for parents

Help your teen experience social media boundaries as freedom

Back-to-school: Tips to identify and talk about new ‘digital hangouts’

Preparing your tech-savvy child to be a good friend and classmate

Setting expectations for use of devices in the classroom

Signs you are a mentally-fit cyber parent

How to synch up with your teen’s on-line experiences

Tips to educate kids about your faith in the hyper-connected world

The difference between money and prosperity in the social network

Why parents should not grant privacy to their children on or off line

How to recognize and deal with smart phone addiction in your home

Two big reasons why parents need to limit their own screen time

New texting app for middle schoolers doesn’t require a data plan

Five ways parenthood has been changed by cyber technology

Three ways parents violate their child’s on-line privacy

Help your teen find happiness without validation from social media

Talking points for using anonymous apps to confront evil

Screen time and the great disconnect with tiny tots

Responding to middle school hostility on and off-line

To spy or not to spy on your teen’s mobile communications

When is your child ready for a smart phone?

Do cyber parents have too much information about their child? How to balance privacy and security

How to address power and control issues in the social network

Tips to train teens to put down the device and drive

How texting can cripple the parent-child trust bond & what to do about it

Using the smartphone as a ‘shut up toy’? Try this instead

Tips for talking about texing lingo with your teen

New app helps parents monitor smartphone use

Help your child accept social media age-restrictions

Three signs your on-line life is impacting your child

Tips for choosing cyber-safe children’s apps

Access to your child’s social media will not stop cyberbullying

Teach your child to manage their news feed and nurture friendships

Choosing the right devices for your child and family

How to pray for your cyber-powered child and see the face of God

A New Year’s resolution for a cyber-safe family

While giving new devices to kids for Christmas, protect personal data on old devices

Help your child avoid posting inappropriate photos on-line: There is an app for that

Teach your child to overcome the cyberbully pressure at school

How to manage age-appropriate content with devices and apps

Is it possible to protect your child’s innocence in a cyber-powered world?

Why teens text and drive and what to do about it

To stay informed about your teen’s on-line world treat her like an expert

The pros and cons of creating a social media account for your baby

How to tell if your child is being bullied: A teen’s advice to parents

How to keep the device from robbing your child of sleep

Bully prevention tools for parents and kids

The role of parents to confront the bully at school

The ‘family-friendly’ pros and cons of the iPhone 6 and iOS8 functionality

Tips to stay informed about your child’s social media experiences

Are parental control apps helping or hindering communication with your teen?

Teaching patience in a tap and click world

Overcoming cyber-powered gossip and bullying with humility

Why discerning what it means to forgive and excuse matters for cyber safety

How to explain monitoring your child’s social media and texting as love language

Clarifying key concepts for cyber safety: Explaining brave and risky

Two mental traps that can make cyber connectivity more dangerous

Help your child learn to trust and be trusted in the social network

How to monitor your child’s “friend connections” in the social network

Preparing your child for social media use in middle school

How kids get into trouble with the law using social media and what to do about it

How to manage cyber-powered summer stress

Preparing children to love and be love in the social network

Creating an on-line identity management policy for you and your family

Is being ‘facebook friends’ with your young adult child too much information?

How to establish a presence in your child’s cyber realm without snooping

How to know if your smartphone is robbing your child of attention, and what to do about it

Social media etiquette for parents

Underage social media: How parents can plan for it

When high school drama becomes bullying, here’s what to do about it

The top three things parents can do to shield children from cyberbullying

Disconnect from the device and reconnect with your child

How your child’s social media posts canhurt you and what to do about it

Help your child personalize social media to reflect their values

You can monitor your child’s social media without becoming a ‘stalker’

Managing your child’s expectations for cyber-safety

Teach your child to be ‘your true self’ on and off-line


Tips for teens: Why professionalism sets you up for success at the workplace

Understanding parent power behind texting and driving

Parental authority in the network – how the cyber-powered world we live in creates a crisis and opportunity to relate to and lead our children.

Cyberbullying – Really, what is it, why is it hurting everyone, and what can parents do about it?

Help children recognize lies and discern truth

How to instill social network confidence in your child

Cyber-safe house rules for you and your child

Help your child resist cyber pressure

Fun projects to help your child resist cyber pressure

Responding to youth issues in the network

Relating to kids about individual resiliency in a cyber-powered world

Parent Blind Spots in the Network (why parents of the digital generation can be the most ignorant)

Respect for the law can bring peace to cyber-powered homes

Managing money in the network

 Hands-free texting and driving

Facebook etiquette for parents

 Is the Internet in charge?

How kids give up power with social media and what to do about it

How to manage smart phone app privacy and security 

Age-appropriate user levels for mobile devices

YourSphere kids-only network

Friendship in the network

Why faith matters in confronting the bully

The role of parents and educators in confronting the bully

Helping children deal with adult bullies

Parents over sharing in the network

Training kids to be in charge of their cyber-powered lives

Parenting in the age of entitlement

Loving children who are different and cyber security

Emotional intelligence and network pressure

Parenting as an expression of God’s love

Helping children overcome the evil of the Newtown massacre

The Reason for the season is the secret to order and peace at home

This is as good as it gets: Parenting for 2013 & beyond

Exploring the ‘three realms of security’ with your child

Responding to the unthinkable things kids can do: Let your faith inform you

Helping girls find love in the right places, off line

Distracted living: Be smarter than the smart phone

Financial literacy and employment for teens

Over functioning parents disable children

The wisdom of being brave in a cyber-powered world

The value of honesty in the social network

How relying on truth, rather than feelings, keeps kids cyber-safe

Will issuing a child a mobile phone make them more safe?

Lessons from an ancient cyber mom: Embrace the amateur spirit

Parenting children who know too much

Why cyber parenting requires us to shed fear and worry

CyberParenting blind spots

Parental authority for educating children

Parents trump technology for safe teen drivers

Tips to bond with your child around cyber-safe rules

‘Judgy’ parenting can promote poor digital citizenship

Healing a broken child – Anxiety, mental health and restoring the brain in the network

Cyber-powered commercialism & the Justin Bieber-backed bank card

Teach your child to be safe using social media

How texting and social media impacts your child’s mental health

Teaching your child to be “likeable” and loved in the social network

Paradox of parental controls and how to apply yourself in the social network

House rules as empowerment for your child

Who is the boss in the social network?

How to help your child use their internal GPS in the social network

How the ‘alpha’ cyber parent helps kids stay drug-and-alochol-free

Technology etiquette and your child’s mental health

The top three inappropriate or risky things on children’s mobile phones and what to do about it

Making a BRAVE Society to stop the cyberbully

Tips for parenting middle school kids using texting and social media apps

How to ‘like’ your child in the social network

How forgiveness disables the cyberbully

The top three things parents do to prepare their children for the internet

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About Joanna Jullien

Joanna Jullien

Joanna ( 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.