Ellen Catching Heat for “Racist” Twitter Post

We live in a very politically correct world so this story really comes as no surprise. Everyone's favorite human being (and voice of the beloved Dory) has cause a bit of a stir by posting the following meme on her twitter account: In case you aren't following the Olympics at all (I'm not) the man … Continue reading Ellen Catching Heat for “Racist” Twitter Post

Pokémon Go Update Encourages User Safety

Okay. I'm sure at this point people are getting sick of me talking about Pokémon Go but I honestly can't get over how much hate the app is getting. Now, I will argue that there are a number of updates I'd still like to see come to the app but if I'm being honest, they … Continue reading Pokémon Go Update Encourages User Safety

Instagram Launches “Stories”: What Parents Should Know

I've found, over the past year, the best way to describe the difference between Instagram and Snapchat is by looking at how we share. For Instagram we are highlighting moments from our day or week in a one off way that sticks around forever. Snapchat allows a you to share so much more by posting … Continue reading Instagram Launches “Stories”: What Parents Should Know

Justin Timberlake Encourages All ‘Don’t Waste Your Twenties’

I will admit that I'm not big on award shows especially when it comes to "smaller" ones like the Teen Choice Awards but I have to admit I was curious to check out Justin Timberlake accepting the first ever Teen Choice Decade Award last night. He was awarded the honor for his many achievements in … Continue reading Justin Timberlake Encourages All ‘Don’t Waste Your Twenties’

The Internet is For Porn: Important Information Parents Should Know

Anyone who has attended one of my workshops knows that I'm not the biggest fan of statistics. They are tough to fully track and they change at the drop of a hat. However, a conversation with a friend about kids and pornography got me a tad curious about the numbers, especially since the conversation spawned … Continue reading The Internet is For Porn: Important Information Parents Should Know

Snapchat’s NSFW Lawsuit and What Parents Should Know

JOSH'S NOTE:  The following blog post is going to contain some language that may be offensive to some. Please know that it is only included for the sake of passing along the appropriate information. If you feel that you may be offended you might want to pass on this blog post. Since its inception, Snapchat … Continue reading Snapchat’s NSFW Lawsuit and What Parents Should Know

Social Networking in the Classroom: Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is everywhere and what better time than summer to launch the biggest gaming app in history? Kids, young and old, are getting out of the house and exploring their world in a whole new way.  An entire generation of students that have become so comfortable sitting at home interacting with the world through … Continue reading Social Networking in the Classroom: Pokémon Go