Monthly Archives: August 2012

What is Qooh.me? Your tweens and teens are all over it!

Yet another social media site that our teens and tweens are flocking to and one which parents need to know about.  Qooh.me  allows users to ask one another questions anonymously.  Think about that? Vincent Mabuza, left is the founder. The site … Continue reading

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‘Lolz! Oxford Dictionary Adds Ridic New Words’ Mashable’s Chris Taylor Reports

To keep one step ahead in the language of your teen have a look at Oxford Dictionary’s online dictionary!  Chris Taylor of the website, http://www.mashable.com writes the following, ‘Hey, tweeps. Done any photobombing lately? You know, while you lifecasted your … Continue reading

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The Law is Catching Up – This is a ‘must have’ Conversation with your Teen!

On this site I will often draw to your attention what I call, ‘a teachable moment’.  We should grab these with glee as they are sometimes easy ways of getting a message across without sounding as if you are nagging … Continue reading

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