Caroline Knorr

Caroline Knorr

Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one

How do I teach my kids to protect themselves online?

How do I teach my kids to protect themselves online?

Every one of us is willing to do whatever it takes to keep our kids safe. But as kids get older, parental heroics become less and less feasible. So it's on to Plan B: Empowering them to protect themselves. This leap of faith is one of the scariest things we do as parents, but it's also the best way to safeguard them against potential risks—online and off. And you can rehearse. We've got a few simple but incredibly effective methods you can use to help kids practice the self-protection skills they need—including how to recognize red flag feelings, identify typical internet trouble ...

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