Parenting in the Digital Age
"The best way to protect your kids online? Talk to them. While kids value the opinions of their peers, most tend to rely on their parents for help on the issues that matter most."1 Here are some resources to help you get startedRESOURCES²
ConnectSafely.org has basic guidelines for teens and parents about cyberbullying, sexting, social networking, and more.
GetGameSmart.com provides information and resources to help families make smart choices about what they play, browse, and watch.
GetNetWise.org is a useful resource for families to learn how to protect themselves from online danger and create the safest online experience possible.
iKeepSafe.org seeks to give parents, educators, and policymakers the information and tools which power them to teach children the safe and healthy use of technology and the Internet.
Lookout Mobile Security & The Online Mom's Generation Smartphone: A Guide for Parents of Tweens & Tweens has resources to help families talk to their kids about mobile security and safe smartphone use.
OnGuardOnline.gov is the FTC’s main consumer-facing page to educate everyone on staying safe and secure online. NQ Mobile & National Cyber Securit who ay Alliance's Kids and Smartphones: a Guide to Mobile Safety has resources for families are considering giving their kids a smartphone.
1"Parents | Consumer Information - Federal Trade Commission." 2016. 11 Aug. 2016 <https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/feature-0002-parents>²"Resources - Stop.Think.Connect." 2014. 11 Aug. 2016 <https://www.stopthinkconnect.org/resources>