Caroline Knorr

Caroline Knorr

Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
October 29, 2019

How can I protect my kid from online predators?

How can I protect my kid from online predators?

Is there anything scarier than the thought of your kid chatting with a potential predator? Someone who "grooms" your child with attention, gifts, or money in return for sexual favors? It's every parent's nightmare. And in a world where our kids can easily text, video-chat, and exchange images with literally anyone on the internet, it feels totally appropriate to assume danger is around every corner. Except, it's not. Yes, kids are victimized online. But who's doing it and who's at risk can look a lot different from what we've been led to believe by sensationalist news reports and other ...

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