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Live Streaming Teens

By Leah Nieman | April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Welcome to the World of Live Streaming Teens Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to speak at the Teach Them Diligently conference in Atlanta, GA. It’s always great to share with parents about all the various social media platforms our kids are using. One conversation I had with a parent stuck with me. He said, “Social…

Learning with Technology| leahnieman.com

Learning with Technology at Teach Them Diligently Conference

By Leah Nieman | March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

This weekend I was thrilled to speak at the Teach Them Diligently Conference in Nashville, TN It was a great conference! Here is the handout from my Learning with Technology Session for those who attended. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. And thanks so much for attending. I enjoying getting…

10 Promises Kid's Version| leahnieman.com

10 Promises Kid’s Version

By Leah Nieman | February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

I certainly want parents to feel some family love this week in honor of Valentine’s Day. Now that we’ve shared some parenting promises, it’s time for the kids to have their turn. The idea is that everyone in the family is communicating with each other. These 10 promises are adapted from my Family Digital agreement.…

10 Promises Because I Love You|leahnieman.com

10 Promises Because I Love You

By Leah Nieman | February 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Let’s be intentional with our parenting this year and demonstrate love in action for our kids. These 10 promises are adapted from my Family Digital agreement. As parents, it’s important that we set the standard and constantly reach out so our kids know they can come to us for…

Responding to Unkindess on Technology Fridays| leahnieman.com

Technology Friday – Responding to Unkindness

By Leah Nieman | February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s Technology Friday! This week we’ll look at the new update from Instagram. And let’s talk about responding to unkindness, shall we? I’ll be honest, there’s lots of it online right now. And, I’m seeing some pretty harsh words from adults….parents. This week we’ll watch a video of how one girl responds to unkind words. Let’s…

Connected But Alone| leahnieman.com

Connected But Alone

By Leah Nieman | January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the best books I’ve read on technology is Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle. It’s a book that I refer to again and again. In it, the author challenges us to think about how we approach technology. It’s still early in the game, and already we’re…

Super and Civility on Technology News Friday| leahnieman.com

Technology Friday – Super and Civility

By Leah Nieman | January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Technology Friday is Super this Week We’re back to our regularly scheduled Technology Fridays! This week we’re going to check out the new app, Super. We’re also going to watch how a community responds when a girl receives some very ugly comments on Facebook. Biz Stone, one of the founders of Twitter, has recently released a…

With Anonymouse App who needs friends| leahnieman.com

With Anonymous Apps, Who Needs Friends?

By Leah Nieman | January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Secret, Whisper, Yik Yak . . . the list of anonymous apps goes on and on. I love social media; but with so many of these new anonymous apps hitting the market, I’ll admit that I’ve been asking myself who needs friends (or at least the local “hey, meet me for coffee” friends) anymore. Now there’s an…

Instagram News on Technology Friday| leahnieman.com

Technology Friday – Instagram News

By Leah Nieman | December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s Technology Friday! This week we have the latest Instagram news. If you use Instagram, you don’t want to miss it. Also, how different are we than our grandparents? The article that I’m sharing this week gives you some interesting thoughts. It’s a great opinion piece. Share it with friends and family during the holidays…

Technology Gifts and Music| leahnieman.com

Technology Gifts and Music

By Leah Nieman | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday! This week I’ll be sharing some technology gifts for kids and some music to make your holidays merry. We saw Black Friday and Cyber Monday come and go. Many of us are busy with holiday shopping. If you are still looking for holiday gift ideas for your kids, here are a couple of 2014…