Archives for January 2013

Social Media Boot Camp

Social Media Boot Camp from directionsym

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How Parents and Kids Interact on Facebook

I just read a brief post on Business Insider focusing on the research of  Moria Burke an Associate Professor at University of Michigan.  She has been researching they way parents and kids interact on Facebook. Her findings are very interesting: Children ages 13-17 are more likely to friend their parents Children between the ages of […]

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‘Slut Shaming’

I heard a sobering report on NPR. It was another report in what seems to be an endless stream of reports on Cyber Bullying. However, this report was a little different, it was  by a 16 year old named Temitayo Fagbenle. Her age added an interesting perspective to the report. Inaddition the teenagers she interviewed seemed to be […]

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Teens Drug Parent to Surf the Internet

I came across this short blurb this morning you can read it here. But according to the article two teenagers in California drugged their parents inorder to use the internet after 10pm. Details are still emerging, but it really makes you wonder what is going with these two that they would go to such lengths […]

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When is a youth worker too old?

I came across this great post today by Andy Blanks of YMIN 360. The post asks the question “When is a youth worker too old to be effective”.  I won’t give away his conclusion but as a Youth Worker I was encouraged by this article. Over the years some of the most effective youth ministry […]

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