Three life lessons that impact the quality of your child’s education

Three life lessons that impact the quality of your child’s education

Last week I attended the third annual California Student Mental Wellness Conference, co-sponsored by Wellness Together and the California State Department of Education. This is to share some insights about the challenges educators and students face today, and I offer...
How tech-savvy youth experience learning discipline

How tech-savvy youth experience learning discipline

On February 28 and March 1, 2018 over 900 educators and school counselors convened at William Jessup University in Rocklin to attend the Second Annual Student Mental Health Conference. The event was organized by Wellness Together, a non-profit devoted to student...
All I want for Christmas: Responding to the desires of tech-savvy youth

All I want for Christmas: Responding to the desires of tech-savvy youth

A recent blog post by Walt Mueller at the Center for Parent/Youth Understanding featured the topic of “too much stuff” for Christmas. Mueller rightly points out that in an affluent society it is easy to get lost in the acquisition of material things that distract us...

Teach your child to recognize and respond to email scams

(This article is a reprint from my Sacramento Cyber Safety Examiner column). Itay Glick is the CEO of Votiro Inc., an internet security services technology firm that specializes in identifying unknown threats embedded in emails and data exchanged in the context of an...

Back-to-School: How to identify and talk about new digital hangouts

Cyber Safety for Families with Joanna and Jodie on The Fish Family Morning Show 103.9FM Back-to-school is a time of new experiences and new peer groups, on and off-line. Kids will be exposed to new apps and on-line hangouts, where there is always the risk of bad...

How to gather cyber-safety intelligence from your child

My two cents   (This is a reprint from a recent article in my Sacramento Cyber Safety Examiner  column on Examiner.com). As the guardian and teacher of personal security, one of the most important things a parent can do with tech-savvy kids is establish and maintain...