Parents Don’t Have to be Tech Savvy to Teach Kids Cyber Safety
Parents are often overwhelmed by the constant changes and advancements in technology. The truth is parents of teens and pre-teens don’t have to be tech savvy in order to help their kids be digitally responsible. Parenting in the digital age requires these four acts of L-O-V-E:
L is for Limits! Limit the amount of time online and on the phone. Have a check in station upon arrival home for all electronic equipment.
O is for Overemphasize! Overemphasize the seriousness and consequences of sending text messages or pictures over the internet or cell phone.
V is for View! View what your teen is posting. Ask them their views on what they consider public and private and discuss it