Technology Gift Giving Guide

technology gift giving

It’s that time of the year again and although it is the season of family, joy, and giving, if you have a child of a certain age it can be a time of technology anxiety. Maybe your child already has a personal device, be it a cell phone, IPad, or lap top, but everyone knows […]

5 things you should never do on social media. Ever.

5 things you should never post online.

What happens on social media stays on social media. Even if you post something and delete it, it’s never really gone … which is why it’s important to think before you post. But, it isn’t only about posting things you may regret later on social media, posting certain things can put you at risk. With […]

Cyber bullying and your kids: the types of online bullying, signs and what to do

Is your child being cyber bullied? Dr Lisa Strohman shares the various types of cyber bullying, the signs your child is being cyber bullied and what to do about it.

More than 1 in 3 young people have experienced cyber bullying and more than 60 percent of teens surveyed have reported being bullied or were the bully online. Like bullying in real life, cyber bullying is consistent harassment that can cause a person to become seriously alarmed, embarrassed, feel threatened, annoyed or hurt. It occurs […]

Are your kids being hurt by social media? They sure are.

Is social media hurting your child? The answer is "yes". Learn how to protect your child from being hurt from social media.

Teens spend an astounding amount of time online these days — upwards of nine hours each day. In 2018, a Pew study determined that 54 percent of teenagers reported feeling they were “spending too much time on their cellphone” and 45 percent stated they were online “almost constantly.” What does this staggering amount of time […]

Should your child have a cell phone?

Should your child have a cell phone? Dr. Lisa Strohman answers this question and provides a cell phone contract for your children.

Cell phones and kids shouldn’t go together, but in today’s age, they do. Nearly the same rite of passage as getting a driver’s license, cell phones are in the hands of most teens. But, should your child have a cell phone? Sure, cell phones provide you a tool to communicate with your child and vice-versa, […]

Your online behavior is being tracked and it’s time to care.

There were more than 5000 data points per person Cambridge Analytica was able to access. What are data points, what information is being taken from you online and what can you do to stop it?

Remember everything that went down with Cambridge Analytica last year?  Here’s a quick refresh: Cambridge Analytica was a political consulting firm that tapped into data mining, data brokerage and data analysis which helped change the course of history. Using more than 5,000 data points via Facebook, the company managed to orchestrate the exit of the […]

Are violent video game really to blame for mass shootings?

Are violent video games the problem?

Don’t let anyone convince you that the reason for these recent acts of domestic terrorism stems from violent video games. It’s simply not true. Since the tragic shootings in the past weeks, I’ve grown more and more frustrated and angry at the rhetoric and stories being told about the gunmen and the culprit for these […]

Parents, these five apps are as popular as they are dangerous

5 dangerous messaging apps parents need to know about. For more information on how to keep your kids safe online, visit

If you think messaging apps that your kids download to their devices are safe, I have bad news: they’re not. In fact, the most popular apps on your child’s phone are also the most dangerous. What are they? And, what do you need to know about each of them? Let’s dive in.  The 5 most […]