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We want to share the simple steps we take as parents to check-out social media posts, videos and stories.

Debunked – Caitlyn, RN, including Studies about Mask Efficacy

A long post popped up on our social media feed during the Coronavirus pandemic, in summer 2020. It was just one of many posts spreading misinformation on social media about the effectiveness of mask wearing. Getting teens & tweens to social distance and/or wear a face mask is hard enough without extra problems caused byContinue reading “Debunked – Caitlyn, RN, including Studies about Mask Efficacy”

Our Rules of Engagement

I thought I’d discuss our ‘rules of engagement’ with the people we meet on Social Media. These are the people distributing or promoting the unsubstantiated conspiracy theory, quack remedy, etc. This blog documents the steps we took to debunk and make informed decisions about the evidence presented to us on our social media accounts andContinue reading “Our Rules of Engagement”

Review: “There was a day when SCIENCE backed all of these things…”

This anti-science post popped up on our Facebook recently, tagged with #questioneverything The above picture is captioned with this text: “There was a day when SCIENCE backed all of these things too and just like today, those research studies were funded by the industry and corporations themselves“ We looked at each of these adverts andContinue reading “Review: “There was a day when SCIENCE backed all of these things…””


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