Social Media Challenges: Popular and Dangerous
Over the past few years, social media challenges like the Tide Pod, Cinnamon, Ice and Bird Box Challenge have surfaced. While wildly popular with teens,
Should you be Friends with Your Kids? MeTime with Frangela
Dr. Lisa joined the fun on-air program, MeTime with Frangela, to answer the question: should you be friends with your kids? She highlights the balance that
What Are The Consequences of Social Media?
Most kids will tell you that they live on their social media because this is the way they all connect with each other. They are
How To Have A Healthy Relationship With Technology- Authority Magazine
Dr. Lisa Strohman on the five ways we can create a healthier relationship with technology. Click the link below to gain access for all of
Part 1 Parkland One Year Ago “It’s not an anniversary anyone wants to celebrate. But as Feb. 14 approaches, schools in Broward and Palm Beach
What You Can do if You Feel That Your Medical Bill is Egregious or Incorrect- The Doctors
Dr. Lisa Strohman joins The Doctors to share what you can do if you feel that your medical bill is egregious or incorrect. Click this
How Can Parents Protect Their Kids from Cyberbullying?
Did you know that roughly half of teens have been cyberbullied? Considering that 80 percent of kids have access to social media in the palm
Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Your Daughter
PRETEEN GIRLS – LEARNING TO NAVIGATE SOCIAL MEDIA SITES Your preteen daughter and her girl friends come home from school and without so much as
Covington: What Can We Learn?
What’s True? What’s Fake? When it comes to the social media, that’s a commonly asked question. Earlier this month, we witnessed, up close and personal,
Reflections of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Empathy, Sensitivity and Compassion Lagging in the Digital Age
An Important Voice for America It’s a documented and well known fact that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was the most important voice of the
Technology, Teens, and Media Finding a Healthy Balance
Technology: Fun or Detrimental? It’s fair to say technology for teens is fun and allows them to stay connected to family and friends. But, can
Social Media and Isolation Connection
Smartphone Saturation and Social Media If you’ve walked across any high school campus in America, you’ve seen students congregating in large groups, small groups, with
Technology: Helping or Hurting?
Technology Overload Do your tweens or teenagers reach for their technology the minute they wake up in the morning, have technology with them all throughout
Screen Time and Teens
Hours and Hours of Screen Time Does your teen love to watch TV, play video games, spend hours on the internet, text and send photos
What is your Digital Footprint?!
How It Began -Digital Footprint “Did you know the computer was born not for entertainment or email but out of a need to solve a
Social Media Diet
Social Media Diet It’s the New Year and perhaps you, like many others, find yourself making bold resolutions to diet in 2019? Check the
Gifts of Hope-On and Offline
It’s the holiday season! People of all ages give each other gifts and reach out to show appreciation, gratitude, and compassion for others. Let’s face it, giving makes us happy! A recent
Dealing With Your Personal Device
It’s important to recognize when your kids get stressed. Stick to routines and schedule technology-free downtime of 15-30 minutes each day, so kids can read, draw, listen
Technology Travel Tips for The Holidays
Five Travel Tips for The Holidays If you have ever forgotten or misplaced a device, you’re in good company. Lots of people forget to retrieve their devices from
Can We Get PTSD from the Internet?
Most of us have had occasions where we come across video footage or a photo on our social media feeds that make us feel ill.
ADHD and Sleep in Teens
Teenagers already have such a tumultuous relationship with sleep due to the rapid changes that occur physically, mentally and behaviorally during this stage of development.
Violent Video Games – What Are They Teaching Teens?
If you’ve got teens, here’s a statistic that won’t surprise you: 97 percent of kids in the US ages 12 – 17 play video games.
Early Intervention: Children and Technology
Decades of research show us that early intervention for infants, toddlers and young school age children with developmental delays or disabilities positively impacts outcomes across many developmental
Cyberbullying, Bullying, and Suicide What We Know
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), “It is a time to share resources and stories in an
A Global Look at Cyberbullying Among Young Children and Teens
It is well documented that bullying has moved from the playground into our virtual world. More and more families and educators have become aware that cyberbullying is
Smartphones, Social Media and Teens: Benefits, Risks and Radiation?
Teens, across the nation and around the world, will be heading back to school soon. While teens were “relaxing” over the summer, researchers were doing their due
Echo Dot Dot Dot…
Remember when you first learned how to echo? Maybe you were on a hike and your voice reflected off a wall or mountain. Maybe you
Managing Technology During Summertime
Summer is coming and with it the promise of exploration, adventure and fun! Summertime gives kids everywhere a chance to take a break from the school year routine and
Social Media Challenges Are The New Dares
Dares have been around for a long time. Accepting dares for any number of reasons, kids have been known to burn themselves with erasers, touch hot
LiveMe: Live Streaming App or Pedophile’s Online Paradise?
Live streaming– Teens and adults are using it more and more to broadcast, chat, share and follow one another. But let’s take a look at the
Teens of Value Social Media
Knowing why teens value social media is just as important as understanding why teens are taking breaks from social media. Behind teens and social media is purpose
School Shootings: How to Prepare our Kids
ONE school shooting is too many! What are schools across the country doing to improve school safety and avoid school shootings? How are children handling school preparedness?
Digital Citizenship: More Important Than Ever
Respect, educate, prevent and protect are commonly associated with digital citizenship. Today, we are finding these common elements are more important than even when it
Brain and Social Media
There have been several articles written about how social media affects the brain. CNN reported recently that researchers at UCLA’s Brain Mapping Center found that when teenagers’ photos get
Digital Addiction: Social Networking ~ A 24/7 Distraction
Addiction defined is the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. In a recent article in the Boston Herald stating, “What
Social Media Trolls ~ Purpose and Prevention
According to the report, “What is behind the spike in Russian social media activity?” shown in a news clip Monday, April 17, 2018, the Pentagon reported
FERPA and Social Networking
School district personnel need to ask the question: Is your use of social networking FERPA compliant? The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a Federal law
Teach Students To Use Social Media The Right Way
Focusing on the positive impact of social media in the classroom, teach students to use social media the right way by demonstrating why it’s important to be proficient in digital
Technology & Balance – Hallmark’s Home and Family
Dr. Lisa Strohman discusses raising kids in a technology addicted world, screentime and balance with Hallmark’s Home & Family. 20877176
Navigating Summer Break in MASK Magazine
Dr. Lisa Strohman is MASK Magazine’s college life skills expert. In this article, she discusses how parents should navigate summer break when their kids return
Sexting and its Dangers- Discussion with Kim Komando
In this episode of Kim Komando’s podcast, Dr. Strohman discusses the threats and dangers of sexting, while sharing how can you keep your kids from being
Impact of Social Media on Learning
Does social media impact learning? Let’s look at the positive and negative impact of social media on learning. Positive impact for learning ~ digital communication skills that need
YouTube Safety: Get Involved
Are you involved with kids safety online, especially when it comes to YouTube? If so, what tips could you offer other parents about keeping kids safe on
Facebook:10 Reasons To Spend Less Time
Personal free time spent checking Facebook and other social media sites takes time that could be spent with someone in your real life. How do you define
Preparing For Peer Pressure – MASK Magazine
Dr. Lisa Strohman is MASK Magazine’s college life skills expert. In this article, she discusses how parents should talk about college life expectations and provide
Discuss Technology Threats & Dangers- ABC7 Eyewitness News
Dr. Lisa Strohman discusses her new venture, Digital Citizen Academy with ABC7 Eyewitness News and how the educational and diversion programs can help students, educators
What Parents And Teachers Can Do To Prevent Cyberbullying
We have all heard stories and read statistics about cyberbullying at home and on school campuses. Parents and teachers need to work together to combat this
What Is Cyberbullying?
The dictionary defines cyberbullying as the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature. It is very
Teen Suicide Rates & Technologies Impact – The Doctors
Dr. Lisa Strohman, founder and director of Technology Wellness Center joins The Doctors to discuss the increase in teen suicide rates and how technology use
Cyberbullying, Sextortion, Smartphone Apps & Social Media – Crime Watch Daily(Part 2)
Dr. Lisa Strohman joins Chris Hansen of Crime Watch Daily to discuss the signs parents need to watch for and learn the secrets in your
Cyberbullying, Sextortion, Smartphone Apps & Social Media at Crime Watch Daily (Part 1)
Dr. Lisa Strohman joins Chris Hansen of Crime Watch Daily to discuss the signs parents need to watch for and learn the secrets in