Using strong privacy settings and filters are always recommended for kids online, but I’m wondering if the “eraser button,” signed by California Governor Jerry Brown a couple of months ago, will prove to be another tool in the online arsenal, or merely a distracting crutch.
The law allows kids to remove content after personally posting on websites, online services and apps.
However, the “eraser button” only works on content uploaded by the child making the request. The law doesn’t cover content which has been copied by someone else….and that’s often when problems occur.
I wonder if the law will help kids, or merely make them less cautious in what they post, knowing the “eraser button” is so handy.
The jury is still out.
Red and green are the traditional holiday colors, but I defy anyone to find a non-pink or purple Christmas outfit for a girl.
And for all the media chatter about the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) focus on females, can you actually buy a girls t-shirt with a robot or jet plane?
Not every fashionista needs to wear sparkles and glitter.
The holidays during this month offer unique challenges and opportunities for dual-faith families.
Interfaith families reflect a growing reality: almost half of recent marriages in the U.S. have been between people of different faith communities.
When spirituality is layered on top of deeply rooted family traditions, the holidays can truly be a time of coming together in new ways.
If your inbox is full, messages from online retailers could be the reason: last year, they sent and average of 5.3 emails between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday.
Here’s something to anticipate: 93% of online stores will email you on Monday, just in time to fill your child’s wish list.
Although we’re nearing the “heavy plate” season, I’m guessing that the intuitive eating pattern that’s emerged during the last couple years will continue at least through the holidays.
In restaurants and even fast food outlets, I’ve observed fewer parents say, “A clean plate is a happy plate.” This allows children to determine for themselves when they were full.
Perhaps the fact that more children are learning internal clues to self-regulate food intake contributed to what we heard earlier this fall: that there’s been a slight drop in the obesity level among children.
Good news, especially as we face the choice of apple or pumpkin pie tomorrow.
“Color Me Kiwi,” “Peeling’ Good” and “Berry On” are three of the new flavors in the Aquafina line of sparkling water.
If the candy-colored titles and beverages aren’t typical, you’re right: PepsiCo is targeting the water to teens as an alternative to “traditional diet beverages.”
A new half hour game show will feature kid contestants who compete in various video-based challenges.
And you guessed it: the host is none other than the original king of reality TV, Ryan Seacrest.
Airing on Nickelodeon, Go Viral will tape in LA and has initial production approval for 40 episodes. The program premiers next summer.