Raising kids can be a daunting challenge, and in today’s digital world, it’s even more so. Technology changes so fast, it’s hard for you to keep up and teach your kids how to be smart and stay safe online. We want to help you do that by simplifying all the information out there and keeping you up-to-date on the latest developments. Below you’ll find a series of short videos on some key topics, starting with our 5-step action plan you can start using today.
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Navigate 5-Step Action Plan
Here is our 5-Step Action Plan that can help you bring a little order to the chaos created by this digital world in which we now live.
5-Step Action Plan ·
Cyber Safety ·
Digital Footprint ·
More Than a Number ·
Parental Monitoring ·
Cyberbullying is a BIG problem, and it's up to us as parents to raise a generation of kids who will stand up against cyberbulling in order to create a better digital world.
I don't believe there is a sexual predator lurking behind every screen, but I do know we need to keep our kids safe when they are online. Let's talk about what we can do to help keep them safe in the digital world.
Everything our kids do online, creates a story about them that is as permanent as a tattoo. As parents, we need to teach our kids this critical lesson so that their story on the internet is one you can both be proud of.
More Than a Number
Today's generation is obsessed with "likes" , "streaks", and "followers" - it's all about the numbers! Let's help our kids understand that the number does not matter because they are so much more than just a number.
We don't give our kids the keys to the car when they are 8, because they don't know how to drive yet. The same should be true for technology. Let's think about at what age it is and is not appropriate for our kids to access various components of the digital world.
When we took our kids to the playground, we didn't leave them there alone - we stayed with them to make sure they were safe. We have to do the same thing in the digital world: watch out for them on the digital playground. Let's talk about some ways you can do that.
Kids don't always use the best judgement when it comes to what information should and should not be shared - especially in the digital world. Let's make sure that right from the start, our kids know how important it is to draw a hard line between public and private information.
Can we agree that our kids need to get some sleep - just like we do? The problem is, if they have their devices, they are going to be on them. So let's talk about having a digital curfew for the entire family so that we can all get some rest!