How to Monitor Tweens Online and Maintain a Sense of Privacy
Talk about what a great resource the Internet can be—but there are a lot of age-inappropriate things out there. (If you have tweens, use safe-search settings too.) Talk about how not to click on contests and other attention-grabbing ads because these can actually put malware on your computer. And discuss the importance of not sharing your password with your friends—that can help keep your kid safe, too.
Information provided by Caroline Knorr, Parenting Editor of Common Sense Media. For more tips about teaching your kids to be safe online, visit Common Sense Media.