Articles tagged with 'Jody Hawkins' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (Jody Hawkins)

2016
August
11,
2016
| 05:13 PM America/Chicago
My wife and I are currently in a (two-year) debate with our 10-year old son. He just hit double digits and used that landmark as the basis for his argument to get a smartphone. I practice what I preach, so he knew he was not going to get a phone as a...
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April
19,
2016
| 05:48 PM America/Chicago
I see a trend that troubles me. I have kids. Two of my kids are adults and out on their own; however, I also still have two at home who need guidance as they grow. I want them to grow up to be productive adults who have the confidence to tackle life ...
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February
11,
2016
| 11:35 PM America/Chicago
"Hookup websites” make it easier than ever before to meet total strangers. These apps allow people to find each other in their area who are looking for sex. The problem is these apps simply aren’t for children under any circumstance and can lead t...
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2015
May
21,
2015
| 09:41 PM America/Chicago
I have been asked to write not as a security professional, but as a father and a veteran. I was asked, "What do you tell your kids about those who served our country on Memorial Day?" I suppose, being an ex-soldier and a father, I do have some exp...
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April
30,
2015
| 03:50 PM America/Chicago
Social media has made it easier for us to stay connected with others. At the touch of our fingertips we can instantly communicate with people all over the globe. But do children consider the consequences of sharing information online? We all know ...
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March
11,
2015
| 05:02 PM America/Chicago
Nine seconds. It took that long to outrage a country from what was seen and heard by members of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma chanting a racial epithet on a bus. While the video shows that we haven’t progressed as...
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January
05,
2015
| 12:03 AM America/Chicago
Since the beginning of time little children have been playing with sticks. You might think that with kids using technology more and more they play less and less with the real thing. But in this day and age, apps can be the new stick – just as fun, an...
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2014
July
14,
2014
| 10:01 PM America/Chicago
“But mom, all my friends have a cell phone.”Maybe, that’s the case, but how do you keep your child safe? Before you purchase a phone for your child, we asked Jody Hawkins, Information Systems Security Officer for Cook Children’s Health Care System in...
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