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Author: Andrea Sansone Date: September 07, 2011
An excellent article reminding parents that the guidelines set forth by the entertainment industry are just a starting point for you to investigate and make an informed decision about what is appropriate for your children. Read more here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: September 07, 2011
via Plugged In:A professional photographer is making headlines for cancelling photo sessions with a handful of high school girls after she ran across some cruel comments the girls made online. Jennifer McKendrick says she ran across a "burn book" on Facebook (a page encouraging users to post negative comments about certain people) that took aim at several Pennsylvania high school students.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: August 23, 2011
In a tech savvy culture, parents and teachers are pleased when a student picks up a book. But a recent study found that certain books aimed at teens and tweens may be no better than an R rated movie.  Read the story here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: August 23, 2011
Think cartoons are safe for children? Think again. A recent study release by the Parents Television Council found that within 57 hours of programming, there was a total of 1,487 incidents of explicit sex, drugs and/or offensive language. Read the study here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: August 23, 2011
The State of Florida took a stand for abstinence education by declining millions in federal aid, but accepting abstinence-only funding, much to the disappointment of Planned Parenthood of North Florida.Check it out here.
Author: Tiffany Soyster Date: August 23, 2011
Did you know that there is a minimum age of 13 for users of the social networking site "Facebook?" And, did you know that many parents not only allow their young children to join, but "friend" them as well?  Could this be a problem, or is the age requirement ridiculous?
Author: Andrea Sansone Date: August 03, 2011
Does the media put too much pressure on young girls to maintain an unrealistic weight? Read more here
Author: Andrea Sansone Date: August 03, 2011
The effects of the Hook-up culture on our young women. Read more here.
Author: Andrea Sansone Date: July 26, 2011
Parents, do you let your child lie about their age to create a Facebook page? Do you think that contradicts the values you try to teach them? To quote this article: “Parents don’t teach their children to lie to get what they want—whether to join a team, a school, receive a gift—so sending a message that it is okay to lie to join Facebook sends the wrong message and compromises what a parent has taught their child.
Author: Andrea Sansone Date: July 26, 2011
Does Facebook make you more vulnerable to depression? This article says yes! Read more here.
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