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World Mental Health Day: reflecting on Light Up Purple and the future

October 10, 2012 is a day that changed my world. Waking up that morning, I never imagined the day would end with me having to say ‘good-bye’ to my daughter, Amanda, who took her life earlier that day. Caring for Amanda during her experiences of bullying, cyberbullying and mental health related disorders was both stressful […]

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Majority of American teens say they are cyberbullied, Pew study finds

A majority of American teenagers say they have been bullied or harassed online, and teenage girls are more likely to be targeted for certain types of cyberbullying, according to a comprehensive new study from the Pew Research Center.

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Predators use games like Fortnite to lure children — here’s how to keep kids safe

As part of a weeklong sting in New Jersey, authorities noted some men chatted with undercover officers on Fortnite for a day or two before meeting. How can parents protect their kids online?

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Musical.ly and Tik-Tok: Apps to watch out for

Back to school is an exciting time of year. As I prep for the back-to-school season, I usually take inventory of what my child already has and needs for the upcoming year.  My prep involves going through clothing to see what still fits, figuring out which school supplies can be reused and also what new […]

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