Making a personal commitment to guide your kids through the dangers of the digital world puts you ahead of the curve as a parent. Is it difficult? Yes. Is it defeating at times? Oh yeah. Can you do it? Most certainly!
Cyber Safe Parents . . .
Install filtering software on the family computer, and mobile devices. Are consistently bold in teaching their child Internet Safety education. Communicate openly—and frequently—with their kids about Internet dangers. Make the needed time to keep up with their kids online. Love their kids but don’t assume they are perfect online. Establish and enforce ground rules for online activity in the family. Consistently monitor online activity and follow through with consequences if ground rules are broken. May feel overwhelmed with technology but refuse to let it parent their kids. Set time limits for their kids online time.
10. Know the social networks their children…