Sue Scheff

Founder, Parents' Universal Resource Experts, Inc

Sue Scheff is an author and Parent Advocate. She founded Parents’ Universal Resource Experts, Inc in 2001. Her expertise is educating parents that are struggling with their out-of-control teenager and Internet safety for both kids and adults. In her book, Wit’s End! Advice and Resources for Saving Your Out-of-Control Teen, (Health Communications, Inc), Sue Scheff journals her own difficulties with her teen, as well as offers prescriptive advice for parents at their wit’s end. Find out more at on Suescheff.com

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Why Parents Need to Be Better Students

For most parents, they are overwhelmed with all these new apps, livestreaming, sites and technology that seem to have no boundaries - and definitely never ending. It's time for parents to jump on board - there may never be a day you will master every app or how to Snap or Tweet or even Facebook Live, however you must be a parent that is interested in learning about all of it.  Why?  Because your kids are!

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The Art of Commenting

It goes back to the old cliché many of us were taught by our grandparents and parents: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say it at all." We need to take this advice into our digital world.

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Becoming A Cyber-Advocate

We live in a world where we are all digitally connected, therefore it is important that we learn and practice the three C's of online social behavior. 

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Teens Have Figured It Out, Have Parents?

Teenagers are increasingly using the Internet as a resource for heath information, here are a few ideas to make this is a trend throughout the family. 

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Why Social Media Behavior Matters

Be mindful of what your social media presence says about you because you don't get a second chance to make a first impression. 

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It's Not Only Youth, Parents Love Social Media Too

Parents are increasingly signing up for social media sites. How does this improve their digital parenting skills? Parent advocate, Sue Scheff, explains.

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Snap and Share with Care This Holiday Season

Remember to double check your social media privacy settings this holiday season when posting pictures of your family. 

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Captura y Comparte con Cuidado tus Fotografías en esta Época de Fiestas

Puedes encontrar el artículo original en inglés en Snap and Share with Care. Traducción al Español: Eugenia Tamez

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Short Chats Are Better Than No Chats

Talking with your child each day for even a few minutes about their virtual lives is just as important as asking them about how their day went.

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Building a Digital Dialogue and Relationship with Our Kids

As kids head back to school this month, make sure you open up the lines of communication with your children about their online behavior. Here are a few places to start.

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Digital Goals for the Summer

Take time this summer to polish your online reputation. Here are three tips from Parent Advocate and author, Sue Scheff, to help you get started.

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Mother’s Day and Father’s Day: Give the Gift of a Digital Lesson

If you need a gift idea or activity for this Mother's Day, try having your child give you some cyber-skills training. It's a great way to learn more about your child's tech habits, and ways you can improve your own.

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Our Kids Are the Future: How Communities Can Make a Difference

Author and Parent Advocate, Sue Scheff, talks about the importance of investing in our children as future leaders. Learn how she's going about this in her town of St. Augustine, FL.

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Digital Resolutions for Parents

We are a few days into 2014 and you are likely just getting started on the New Year’s resolutions you made. But there is a simple one you may not have made – a resolution to help you and your family be safer and more savvy online. Here are some simple promises you can make:

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Give the Gift of Digital Presence

Skip the lines this holiday season. Instead, give your kids a digital gift that will open doors and set them up for success.

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Digital Gratitude: Kindness in Technology

November is a month for giving thanks. This year, Sue Scheff tips her hat to the digital world – to technology and the advocates who continue to promote kindness through keystrokes.

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The Kids Are Watching More Than Screens

Kids are watching more than screens, they are watching adults too. But, are adults setting positive examples for increasingly connected kids?

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Back-to-School Doesn’t Have to Mean Back-to-Bullying

Bullying has been a top headline in the news recently. But do you know what it is and when to step in? Here are a few facts to get you up-to-speed, and some quick tips to help you and your child make this a healthy and safe school year free of bullying.

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Talking to Teens about Technology: A Wake Up Call for Parents

Having conversations about privacy and online reputation with kids is important. And, the earlier we start them, the better.

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Hey Mom and Dad, What Does the Internet Say About You?

Don't think for a minute your kids haven’t searched your name online. They probably have, which is why online reputation should be a priority from the minute your child is handed a keypad.