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WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS

For Immediate Release September 1, 2016 WEINER’S COMPULSIVE SEXTING IS TEACHABLE MOMENT FOR PARENTS AND TEENS  Studies Show Menacing Threats from Youth Sexting Washington, D.C.—Donna Rice Hughes, President of Enough Is Enough™ (EIE), the pioneering internet safety organization, advises parents to learn from the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal and become vigilant about the predatory and emotional dangers …

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The Digitally Aware Parent (DAP): When a Kiss is Not Just a Kiss

It wasn’t that many years ago that Valentine’s day brought a lot of pressure to couples to “do the right thing” and buy the gift appropriate to how the “holiday” was viewed. I know my wife could care less and would rather I get the dishes done and help with the laundry throughout the year …

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‘Sextortion’ on the rise: Are your kids safe?

By now, most of us have heard stories about the increase in teen sexting—when cell phone and Internet users create and exchange provocative and nude sexual images of themselves using their cell phone or computer’s built-in digital camera. In a 2009 survey from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, one out of …

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Relationships 3.0?

Once a year for the past five years, my mom’s four sisters descend upon Washington D.C.  In between the laughing, eating and drinking, conversation has increasingly turned towards the impact of technology on our culture and, in particular, their kids.  This weekend, these moms shared a fear I hear constantly when on the road: they …

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Tech Fueling “Culture of Callousness”?

With the news last week out of Deerfield Beach, Florida of another brutal beating triggered by a text message, authorities like Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti are calling on the community and parents to address what he calls a “culture of callousness”.  In this latest incident, a 15-year-old girl was left in a comma after …

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