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What You Need to Know about Online Scams

“Scammers will have successfully defrauded businesses and individuals of nearly $10 billion dollars in one year alone.” Rania Mankarious tells us what we need to know about online scams.

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Dangers of Drinking and Driving

In wake of the tragic drunk driving accident that killed 16-year-old Salma Gomez and 16-year-old Chloe Robison, Rania Mankarious shares alarming statistics and advises how to talk to your teens about the dangers of driving while intoxicated.

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Social Media Safety – Unsolicted Messages

Rania Mankarious discusses solicitation on social media from people – or bots – and how to address these scenarios with our kids.

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You’ve Gotten a Scary Email Alert, Now What?

“It got me thinking: is it wrong to be public-safety minded? Does it automatically equate to being paranoid?” Rania Mankarious addresses online sharing and how to evaluate whether what you’re reading is true or not.

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Topics of Conversation this July 4th

With complex issues and hard images hitting us daily, Rania Mankarious shares ideas for lighter conversations to enjoy as we celebrate 4th of July this week.

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Summer Concerns for the Everyday Parent

5 potential dangers of Summer: Rania Mankarious shares safety tips with parents to equip them for a fun and safe summer break with their kids

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Suicide – Attacking the Best of Us

Professionals are calling suicide a mental health epidemic. After the tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain last week, Rania Mankarious shares a list of suicide risk factors, red flags and resources.

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Elder Abuse Fraud

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service Houston Division explains why older adults are at risk of financial fraud and provides steps that can be taken to minimize the chances of their elders becoming fraud victims.

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Be the Change You Want to See to Help Keep Our Schools Safe

“We must accept that times have changed, threats to our kids do exist, and we must act to ‘be the change’ that thinks about school safety at all times.”

How can you be the change? Rania Mankarious lays it out in this week’s “Sunday Mornings with Rania”.

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BREAKING: Santa Fe High School Shooting

The situation is both terrifying and a terrifying reminder that at any time, any of our children, is at risk for facing an active shooter threat while at school. While law enforcement is trained to handle these situations, are you as a parent? What about the teachers faced with protecting your child? And how about our children, do they know how to mentally, emotionally and phys …

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