Are You Buying Mobile Tech For Your Child This X-Mas 2016, Then This Posting is Important For You To Read

Are You Buying Mobile Tech For Your Child This X-Mas 2016 Then This Posting is Important For You To Read     There is no doubt, this Christmas there will be some of our kids who will be receiving gifts of mobile tech.  This posting is about sharing some of our thoughts with parents and

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A Review OF KidsWiFi

A Review Of KidsWiFi Recently, I became aware of a Canadian company called “KidsWifi”, their website can be located here: https://kidswifi.com     As a recently retired Canadian police officer, and a current Internet and Social Media Safety advocate, I am continually looking at software and hardware products to help keep our kids, especially the

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Online Boundaries: When Being Your Child’s BFF isn’t Best

As a company, we love to surround ourselves with other experts. Often in our presentations, we are approached by parents, and sometimes youth themselves, looking for counselling specific to online challenges faced, such as online pornography or gambling addiction and even self-harm or suicidal ideations specific to online usage. We have now located such a

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Reporting a Digital Crime, Here’s What To Expect From The Police

Reporting a Digital Crime, Here’s What To Expect From The Police I have received many phone calls, text messages and DM’s from people wanting to know what to expect from the police when they phone to report a crime that happened online.  Given that I just retired from a modern mid-sizes law enforcement agency here

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Why Failing To Train Police Can Lead To Inaction And Citizen Bewilderment

Caveat: As a recently retired Staff Sergeant from a modern mid-sized Canadian police department, today I can share with my readers that I am a little frustrated with “some” who wear blue, and those who train them. I want to emphasize that in my 30 years of police experience the majority of Law Enforcement officers

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Tweens, Teens, Cellphones and the Classroom….. Some Thoughts and Suggestions

According to a 2015 PEW Research report ( http://www.pewinternet.org/2015/04/09/teens-social-media-technology-2015/ ) approximately 88% of all teens today, have access to either a cellphone or smartphone in North America. As parents, we can attest to how mobile has changed the playing field when it comes to our kids accessing the Internet and Social Media. Given that these

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Internet Music Videos: Are Some Killing The Message Of Healthy Human Sexuality

Although in my 50’s, I still consider myself to be very open minded about everything associated to “entertainment” (in all its forms) and its access by youth and young adults. As music video continues to push the norm, specific to language and sexuality, what kind of cause and effect are some forms of entertainment having

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Finding A Balance For The Generation Z Babysitter

In today’s world, mobile is the number one way that tweens and teens connect with Social Media and each other. Given this fact, it is also a reality that those who babysit our children will likely bring their mobile device with them. Given all the research surrounding how the use of a mobile phone can

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