One of our former intern’s (John Shadle - follow him on twetter at - johnshadle) here at NCBC found this great article about the temptation of facebook. I really liked the idea of doing an unplugged day & go do something physical. I sent this out to all my parent's of middle schoolers as one of my weekly tips.
Here is a taste: Every day many people do choose the hundreds of online friends over that one real friend. And what's truly sad is what we're teaching our nation's younger, more impressionable generation. Those born after 1990 have never known a world without the Internet, and it's clear they're fully ingrained in the culture of "right now."
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