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Is It Ever Too Early to Make Your Child Social?

  • June 1st, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media is a great way to stay connected with friends, family, and world events, but it might be too much information for children to navigate. If you think your child might be ready to take on the world of social media, there are some things to keep in mind that will ensure their first social experience is a safe… Read more

Ensure Your Kids Are Using Social Networking Responsibly

  • May 28th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
The use of social network sites such as Facebook has risen tremendously in the last two years, and almost every child over the age of 6 or 7 seems to have their own page. This is an incredibly useful and very entertaining way for our kids to stay in touch with each other remotely. But there is another, less attractive,… Read more

Can I Keep My Kids Safe on Social Media?

  • April 10th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
Social media is where it is now. You can’t keep your kids away from it. But you can teach them to be smart about it, because unfortunately, story after story tells us that bad things can happen on social media. So how do you let your kids keep up with everything digitally and socially while keeping them safe at the… Read more

Is Social Media Leaving Your Home Insecure?

  • December 11th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Whether you own or rent your residence, is it as secure as it should be? In many cases, individuals set themselves up for a break-in or worse by telling the world that they are not home. You’ve seen it before, check-ins, shares, tweets, announcing essentially that one is away from their residence, and that the timing may just be right… Read more

Safe Surfin’ Foundation Backs Film to Protect Children from Social Media Predators

  • September 18th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
We all know the dangers of the internet and social media to our children today.   Or do we?  “Finding Faith” has the goal of making sure we do and protecting as many children as possible. The Safe Surfin’ Foundation, one of the most well-known child internet safety organizations, is backing a brand new film.  Erik Estrada is their spokeman. Erik… Read more