Author Archive: Victoria Kempf
Victoria Kempf, RN is a passionate internet safety expert, co-founder and COO of
ScreenRetriever, a children’s internet safety monitoring product that gives parents
complete visibility of all of their children’s computer activity with their children's knowledge so that parents can teach safe, appropriate online behavior.
We’ve all been sleep deprived at one time or another. And it feels lousy doesn’t it? It can ruin your entire next day. You may feel cranky, or have that horrible groggy feeling, or be less able to concentrate. I started out my career at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston as a nurse on [...]
Today’s generation of teens socialize with their peers by using social networking sites. Most tweens and teens are living out a portion of their lives online and many relationships take place at least partly online. There are many positives about social networking and using the internet, but security risks and online safety concerns also come [...]
Do you worry when your teen goes on Facebook? Many parents do. There can be wonderful benefits when kids use social media to connect with friends and family or even get homework assignments. Social networking, like it or not, is this generation’s way of socializing. It’s a way to stay in touch with people that [...]
When we were growing up and starting to become interested in the opposite sex, we passed notes to each other in class or spent time on the wired phone which was often within earshot of Mom. Enter the internet age for the current generation of tweens and teens and now we have sexting! Today, thirty [...]