Can your child enjoy himself –- and all those things that aren't online -– when he's away from the computer? Credit: Getty Images If your children spend a large amount of time at the computer, you may wonder, are they addic...If your children spend a large amount of time at the computer, you may wonder, are they addicted or do they simply enjoy being online?
The suspensions where the result of "social networking and conduct" claims. Credit: Getty Images
A British headmaster and one of his colleagues find themselves in a bit of sticky wicket over a Facebook page.Bernard Routledge was th...* No BRAS as this girls' private school.
Getting your kids away from media shouldn't be an ordeal. Credit: Corbis "Turn off the TV!" "No more Club Penguin!" "No Facebook 'til you're 14!" Sound familiar? Welcome to the world of digital drama -- where cell phones, TV shows, vid...Cell phones, TV shows, video games and the Web often create standoffs between kids and parents.
Pre-teens using social media? No problem, for some parents. Credit: Getty Images Sure, you're supposed to be 13 years old before you have a Facebook account, but go ahead and sign up a few years early. Your parents won't mind. They'r...Too young for Facebook? Don't worry. Your folks don't (likely) care.
An estimated 7.5 million of the 20 million Facebook users are younger than 13. Credit: Getty Images School is out for the day, homework is complete, and your tween is chilling out, messing around on an educational website. Yeah, right....Survey finds 7.5 million kids younger than 13 are Facebook users.
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Rule No. 1, class: Never -- and that means never -- post anything on the worldwide Web you wouldn't want seen by the whole wide world.That especially applies t...Another teacher learns there's no such thing as private comments on social media.
Watch Video Related to This ArticleFacebook depression is common among teens. Credit: Getty Images Just when you think you've got the whole social media thing covered with your tween or teen, a new tech-related monster rears its ugl...Just when you think you've got the whole social media thing covered with your tween or teen, a new tech-related monster rears its ugly head.
Back off! That prom dress is mine I already claimed it on Facebook. Credit: Getty Images It is the ultimate male bonding experience. You get together with your old man and your best male buddies to go shopping for a black tuxedo f...Websites avoid the trauma of two girls wearing (gasp!) the same dress.
Watch A Related Video to This ArticleIs your tween sneaking onto Facebook? Credit: Toby Talbot, AP OK, so maybe you find it comforting to see reports claiming Facebook bans 20,000 kids younger than 13 every day from friending the wor...Despite age restrictions, kids younger than 13 are still using Facebook.
Adolescence -- for all of its trauma and anguish -- comes and goes in the blink of an eye. Adults know this. They have been through the valley of the shadow of angst. Teenagers, however, lack that perspective. They peer into the future and can s...Teen helps talk suicidal peers back from the brink.
Dear AdviceMama, My ex-wife, who has primary custody, has created Facebook pages for our 10 and 12-year-old children. The photos make my son look 13 years old and my daughter 20 years old. When I asked her to remove them (since both sites requir...Your children need and deserve two caring and attentive parents, which requires you to do your utmost to make peace rather than war with their mother, if at all possible.
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Move over Sh*t My Dad Says. Time to make room for Crazy Things Parents Text.Crazy Things Parents Text (CTPT) could be described as the offsp...Move over Sh*t My Dad Says. Time to make room for Crazy Things Parents Text.
Ryan Lamantia loved Spider-Man. The boy died, but his heroic spirit lives on. Courtesy Mary Lamantia
If anyone needs proof that children are larger than life, this story should provide it.About a month ago, Mary Lamantia was perusi...Teen finds family of inspirational boy who died of cancer on Facebook.