Today’s kids spend anywhere from 8-11 hours a day typing, tweeting and texting. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics says kids need to go on a “media diet.” CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida explains some new guidelines.
The arrests this week in a bullying case out of Florida highlights the dangers for children online.
It’s down now, but students at a Fort Collins high school say a Facebook page led to a weekend of bullying for some students. While the page is gone, plenty of questions remain about punishment.
Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.