How to Teach Your Kids About Internet Safety

This may sound incredibly hypocritical but I’ve been totally balking on providing internet access to my kids. We don’t have any WebKins. No Club Penguin. In fact, I make it a point to tuck my laptop away when they are not around. They hardly even see me on the computer. I’m not necessarily sure why… I think that I’ve just been really uncertain on how to introduce them to the online world, although I know it’s inevitable. So I was thrilled to get some coaching from our resident Youthologist and author, Vanessa Van Petten.

How have you navigated the online world with your tweens/teens?

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