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Precautions of webcam dangers for teens and tweens

Precautions of webcam dangers for teens and tweens

Technology
Parents and guardians at home should monitor the webcam activities of children, teens and tweens. It is their responsibility to ensure that they are using the device (computer, Internet and webcam) appropriately. It is not uncommon for the younger ones to get carried away with the freedoms of webcam like talking about things that should not be spoken of on the webcams because video footage of it can be saved and become vulnerable. Apart from this, there is one more important danger to mention here. The teens and tweens can feel comfortable about performing risqué acts on the webcam like chatting with a boyfriend. This is not something that can be acceptable and also it is to be understood that the video can later be viewed by others who were never intended to see it. Where to Pla...
Tweens, chat rooms and webcam – Safety tips

Tweens, chat rooms and webcam – Safety tips

Technology
The importance of protecting children, teens and tweens while online cannot be stated enough. There is countless number of predators out there just waiting eagerly and aggressively to pounce on them. Computers and Internet makes it easier for them to find children, teens and tweens in chat rooms where communication is on finger tips, instant. And, because children, teens and even tweens are so young, they may not have the intuition to be careful with whom she is talking, and quickly fall into a trap. Mostly Predators target Chat Rooms A predator locates victims by using Internet chat rooms. He is looking for a certain tween profile. It is someone who is the right sex and age preference for the predator. The predator checks out what everyone is chatting about. He wants to see if t...
Divorce therapy: Understanding and coping a divorce, depression

Divorce therapy: Understanding and coping a divorce, depression

Lifestyle
Divorce therapy experts say it can be hard for friends and family members to find a way to help a man who is depressed after going through a divorce. The first step, for friends, is to learn about depression. The second step is to try to get the man to talk about his depression or to get him to seek help. Symptoms of Depression When a son, father, brother, boyfriend, or friend has gone through a divorce, it is often easy to see when he is going through a difficult time. On the other hand, some men are very adept at hiding their feelings and vulnerabilities from others. As per divorce therapy, in either case, there are signs and symptoms that concerned friends can learn to spot. Signs of depression Loss of interest in normal daily activities (isolation) Feeling sad or down ...
How to Discipline Your Teen

How to Discipline Your Teen

Lifestyle
It's not easy being teen! But then, it's not easy being the parent of a teenager, either. Adolescence can be a challenging, stressful time for both teens and their parents. So as a Mom or Dad of a teenager, how do you walk the line between ‘not hurting their developing self esteem’ and ‘not yelling at the top of your lungs’? This is the 6 million dollar question for parents of teenagers. Whether the teen has broken curfew, talked back one too many times, or slacked off with school grades, there are a variety of reasons why parents of teens may find themselves in a position of needing to discipline their teenager. Never Too Young to Say No Hopefully as parents you have begun the job of discipline many years ago. From the time a toddler is taught NO! when approaching a hot stove...
Part-Time Job Tips for Teens

Part-Time Job Tips for Teens

Career
An increasing number of teenagers are choosing to enter the workforce while studying. As a teenager, gaining employment while still attending high school gives them a sense of independence. Teenagers need to keep in mind, that attending school is already a full-time job. While it is great for them to be earning their own money, it is vital that their employment does not interfere with studies. Employers Offering Employment To School Students The idea of working in a fast food restaurant, on a minimum wage may not be appealing to teens. The truth is, the majority of employed students in Australia are working in this industry. Being employed with big name companies, like McDonald's are recognised by future employers and can be very beneficial to their chosen career. McDonald's are ...