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By iWISE / February 19, 2018

School Shootings: Are We Really Surprised?

WARNING:  GRAPHIC CONTENT! The only thing that surprises me about school shootings is that people are surprised.  Here is a...

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By iWISE / January 25, 2018

Another School Shooting….

Another school shooting….and what are we doing about it?  Are we addressing the potential causes of such violence in order...

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By iWISE / January 25, 2018

Being THAT! Parent

In a recent conversation with my 13-year-old son he shared that when he and his peers were discussing video games...

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By iWISE / January 12, 2018

Gaming Disorder Recognized by the World Health Organization

You know how sometimes you just want to say "I told you so!" but you know it's not a nice,...

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Prepare
By iWISE / December 27, 2017

Keep your Kids’ off Next Year’s Naughty List

If your children are like mine, many of the items on their holiday wish list involved electronic screens and an...

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By iWISE / December 26, 2017

5 QUICK TIPS FOR iWISE PARENTS

If you, like many parents (and grandparents), have given your child the gift of online access this Christmas whether it...

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Be Aware
By iWISE / December 22, 2017

Christmas Presence

Use the scroll bars to read the comic

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By iWISE / November 10, 2017

iWise Comic Booklets Get the Message Out!

In response to the emails and calls from parents looking for an easy way to bring up sensitive issues like internet pornography, we're creating a series of mini comic booklets that can be handed out or left lying about. Each booklet features young people addressing questions in a way kids can relate to.

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By iWISE / October 16, 2017

Why is Porn Protected?

I’m not sure how to write this without my intention being misconstrued and I have been warned that anyone speaking...

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Prepare, Protect
By iWISE / September 25, 2017

Talking to kids about porn

The birds and the bees talk has historically made many parents nervous. Some will give a child a book and...

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Be Aware
By iWISE / September 20, 2017

Flippy Fun and Fears

As anyone engaged in the digital world knows, there is always a new fad on the scene to entertain and...

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Protect
By Lori Thomas / September 18, 2017

Instant Home Security for Responsible People

I have been a fan of this company for years because of their mission to make the cyberworld a safer...

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Be Aware
By Lori Thomas / September 11, 2017

Is Porn Hate Speech?

I’m not sure how to write this without my intention being misconstrued and I have been warned that anyone speaking...

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boy looking at computer screen
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By iWISE / June 26, 2017

It’s Time To Talk

Everyone is talking about screens these days.  Some people praise them.  Others fear them.  But most agree that they're here...

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Kill Yourself Youtube
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By Lori Thomas / May 30, 2017

YouTube Song: Kill Yourself – KYS

When I was a child I was called 4Eyes, Teacher's Pet and various other names that caused me a lot...

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By iWISE / April 23, 2017

Need help talking to your kids about porn?

Because exposure to pornography is pretty much inevitable these days, our kids need us to prepare them for it. Porn’s...

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Respond
By iWISE / August 13, 2016

Be a Drop – Join the Alliance

If you've ever peeked at a puddle to assess if it is raining outside you have seen the effect of...

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Be Aware, Protect
By iWISE / March 25, 2016

Is Your Public Library iWISE?

As libraries try to stay relevant to the needs of 21st century patrons, many are transforming from a repository for...

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Be Aware, Protect
By iWISE / July 13, 2015

X-Rated SPAM Texts

A Texas mom had had the same mobile number for over 10 years and had never received an inappropriate text,...

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Be Aware
By iWISE / May 20, 2015

The “P” Word

-Children are curious about it, unprepared for it, unprotected from it. -Parents are unaware of it, uneducated about it, too...

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