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Baby Boomers are reaching the age of Maturity

Elder abuse is becoming more and more prevalent especially as the baby boomers reach the age of 65 years. As the population grows so does the instances of abuse.

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Monitoring Kids’ Technology Use at School

A 12-year-old girl from Deer Park was allegedly raped by a man she met online through a school-provided iPad. Rania Mankarious discusses what questions we should be asking our schools about technology used in the classroom.

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Why Your Child Should Post Like a Celebrity

Rania Mankarious encourages teens to consider posting “like a celebrity” – sharing pieces of their lives but never giving away info about their locations.

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The Hoax that’s no Joke

“‘I want to blow up the school,’ are the seven words that will cost 17-year-old Braeden McDaniel a lifetime of consequences…” Rania Mankarious discusses school threats and why hoaxes like this one are not a joke for students, parents, or the community.

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Mollie Tibbetts’ Story, Safety Tips for Joggers

Safety tips for joggers: Rania Mankarious reflects on the senseless murder of Mollie Tibbets and provides precautionary measures to take when running alone.

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Social Media and The Real Deal with your Teen

“Let’s face it, we have been routinely outsmarted by teens who are way savvier and way more determined to be online.” Rania Mankarious shares advice for parenting in the social media age.

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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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