Logged on and Tuned Out
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About "Logged on and Tuned Out"
When CNN and FOX News asked Vicki Courtney to discuss child safety and ^ the Internet on-air last summer, the best-selling author who is popular among ^ both teenagers and parents knew this urgent issue had to become the core ^ topic of her next book. ^ ^ For sure, gone are the days when kids were safe just as long as they were at ^ home and under your nose. Today's children can access the world from a ^ growing number of portable gadgets, and depending on what they do with ^ this ability, could potentially invite a world of danger into their lives. ^ ^ Logged On and Tuned Out is a timely wake-up call to low-tech (tuned out) ^ parents whose high-tech (logged on) kids use modern computer and cell ^ phone technology like second nature. In simple language, moms and dads ^ overwhelmed by today's digital world will learn the imperative basics and ^ checkpoints of Instant Messaging, text messaging, social networking Web sites ^ (MySpace, Facebook),
Meet the Author
Vicki Courtney is a trusted speaker and best-selling author. Her books include Your Boy, 5 Conversations You Must Have with Your Daughter, and the ECPA Christian Book Award winners TeenVirtue and TeenVirtue Confidential. Known and respected as a "mom in the trenches," Vicki has shared her youth culture wisdom on CNN, Fox News, and Focus on the Family. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and their three children.ý