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Parenting in an Online World


A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to record a podcast with Rhett Smith, a friend, Texas therapist, long-time youth worker. His book, The Anxious Christian, has been extremely helpful in our home, helping us understand the role anxiety plays within ourselves and our kids. In this extended interview Rhett brought out many good […]

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From Monica to Snapchat


Whipser, Secret, Yik Yak, Snapchat, Burnbook, et al.  These are apps low on the “get it” list for adults. We look at them and wonder… “Why would I want that?” And it goes back to a fundamental difference between why teenagers use social media and why adults use social media. Adults use social media to […]

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Is that message private? (Infographic)

Is that message private? It depends.

Social Media Principle #2 There’s no such thing as internet privacy, only perceived internet privacy. Sources ACLU – U.S. Surveillance Law May Poorly Protect New Text Messaging Services Electronic Frontier Foundation – New Ninth Circuit Case Protects Text Message Privacy From Police and Employers

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