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Veteran Video Girl Gamer, Geek Mom, and Industry Journalist, Releases "Why We're Failing As Parents In A Tech-Driven Society," Handbook for Novice Parent

"Why We're Failing As Parents In A Tech Driven Society" will help new parents and parents whose children are reaching social media and digital age, become more involved without losing their "cool."

Newark, DE, June 28, 2013 --( Kat Mahoney, Veteran PC Video Gamer, Geek Mom, and Tech Industry Journalist shares 20 years of industry-related experience and parenting in Why We're Failing As Parents In A Tech-Driven Society, released this month on, Nook, and Kindle.

Why We're Failing As Parents In A Tech-Driven Society is an informative handbook, focused on parental responsibility, video game knowledge, and social connection in the digital generation.

According to Mahoney, "Our children are becoming more and more exposed to technology and social networking communities everyday and at such a very early age. iPods, iPads, Androids, iPhones, Laptops, Xbox, Facebook, and more are overwhelming our children on a daily basis and they are becoming more dependent on these gadgets than ever before. In school, work, and home, technology is taking a far greater influence over our children than family values. How can we balance parental control, Internet safety, and healthy lifestyles with such rapidly growing tools when they are being used and given to our children everywhere they go? Whether you’re a parent or a grandparent, this short, but informative handbook can help guide you through the ever-changing world of digital online technology."

Kat Mahoney shares her tips, resources, and information over 20 years in the industry on how we can co-exist positively while raising children in the technology and video game generation.

"Parenting doesn't come with a handbook, and it can be very challenging and frustrating as it is, but it's even more of a challenge when you're living in a digital era that your children have already mastered before they're five!" Mahoney said. "This can be both frightening and frustrating for parents who are trying to grow with the social change while keeping their children safe and respectful."

"Why We're Failing As Parents In A Tech Driven Society will help new parents and parents whose children are reaching social media and digital age, become more involved without losing their cool," Mahoney says.

The book is now available on Amazon and Kindle from:

For media interviews or book signings, contact Kat Mahoney at

About Kat Mahoney
Kat Mahoney is the Owner/Editor of Modern Geekgirl as well as an Author, a Tech & Video Game Industry Journalist, podcast host, photographer, proud military spouse and geek mother of three. She has been pushing the gaming industry for over 20 years; starting with pen & paper RPG, then onto MUDS/MOOs, and eventually virtual MMORPGs. Kat has been an avid game reviewer for many popular game sites and beta tester of a plethora of games, from MMORPGs, FPS, Independent Developers, and Mobile games.

Since 2008 she has been publishing children & family books with a focus on military family support and fantasy children's genre. She is the Founder of a non-profit organization for military children, and works closely with military officials, school Principals, and Counselors to provide better communication between schools and military families. She was award 2009 LRAFB Volunteer of the Quarter, was the founding committee chair for Month of the Military Child, and nominated National Military Spouse of the Year by CINCHouse and

Mrs. Mahoney attended Hawaii Pacific University for Computer Science and Business Entrepreneurship while attending and speaking at prestigious nationwide conferences and seminars such as Internet World, Comdex, and the Hawaii Technology Expo. In 1998 she was appointed Chairperson for the International Webmasters Association of Hawaii, in 2009 she was a guest speaker for Arkansas Governor Beebe on military family issues, and in 2010 she was a featured Children’s Author at the Arkansas Literary Festival.

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