“Those darned teenagers…”

When I hear adults perpetrate stereotypes about teenagers (lazy, entitled, under-educated, etc) I realize that those adults must not know many teenagers. The first step in understanding teenagers is acknowledging that you were never a teenager in the sense that they are. Their teenage experience bears little resemblance to your own. You faced different challenges…… Continue reading “Those darned teenagers…”

The Dark Side of Social Media: I told you so

“Everything you post online is ultimately public.”  I’ve been saying this for years. I started saying this to teenagers and their parents back in the MySpace days. I altered it after Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the CIA, NSA, and other intelligence agencies having backdoor access to social media websites, online shopping, and even…… Continue reading The Dark Side of Social Media: I told you so