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Keeping your Family Safe in Cyber Space

We’re living in a time when children and teens have the world at their fingertips. With the help of smartphones, tablets, and computers, kids can do things their parents and grandparents never would have dreamed of. There are benefits to this technology age, but there are also a number of drawbacks and dangers. To help your children make wise decisions with their devices and online activity, we’ve pulled together a number of insightful resources.

A Parent’s Guide to Today's Technology

A Parent’s Guide to Today's Technology will give you up to date information on how kids are using mobile and online devices, and how that participation can impact them physically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.

Net Smartz

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.

Screens and Teens

Parents report their children are often angry, complain regularly, don’t know how to handle downtime, and are selfish. This resource will inform and educate parents on how these and other character issues, attitudes, and beliefs are rooted in technology.

Tech Support for Parents

But the damage is done. We saw the transcripts of his sexually explicit e-mails to a “teen.” We watched him bring her a six pack and a box of condoms. We heard him ask where her parents were.

Net Nanny

Net Nanny® uses proprietary technology to categorize content in real time. It smartly determines what is harmful based on your settings and protects your child, sends you reports and even texts to alert you of danger.

Internet Safety 101

Internet Safety 101, is an initiative of Enough Is Enough, a 501c(3) whose mission is to make the Internet Safer for Children and Families.

Privacy and Internet Safety Parent Concern | Common Sense Media

Use our parent resources on internet safety for kids. Read tips, articles, and the latest research to minimize risks and help keep your kids safe online. | Digital citizenship, online safety & civility is one of the oldest and most enduring sites for Internet safety. It’s founder and editor, Larry Magid, is the author of the original National Center for Missing & Exploited Children’s 1994 brochure, “Child Safety on the Information Highway.”


The thoughts of what your child might come across online can be worrying. Check out our top internet safety advice to make sure going online is a positive experience for you and your child.

FBI | Safe Online Surfing

At each grade level, third through eighth, students read about Internet safety and cyber citizenship and take timed post-quizzes to demonstrate what they’ve learned.

Family Online Safety Institute

Working to make the online world safer for kids and their families through enlightened public policy, industry best practice and good digital parenting.

Another App You're Not Supposed to Know About

In our ongoing effort to let you know about  apps that fall under the category of “Teens Would be Pretty Ticked if Their Parents Knew They Existed,” let me tell you about the Hide It Pro.

pureHOPE | Pray, Understand, Resolve, Engage

PureHope is pursuing a world free of sexual exploitation and brokenness by providing Christian solutions in a sexualized culture.

Stay Safe Online – Get Online Safety Resources From the National Cyber Security Alliance

Stay Safe Online, the National Cyber Security Alliance's website, aims to make the internet safer and more secure for everyone.

Preparing Your Child for the Online World

Before you invest big bucks on the latest computer for your child, it is important to first understand the potential dangers that lurk there, and how to help keep your child safe from pornography, predators and other Internet dangers.

4 Principles for Parenting in a World of Video Games

What can we do as parents to shape the habits of our children? And what can we do to help them make wise choices regarding the time they spend on electronic devices? This article addresses these hard hitting questions.

The Consequences of Teen Sexting

Sometimes teens feel pressured into sending sexually explicit texts. Keep reading to learn how to combat the consequences of teen sexting.

  • Life is full of surprises, challenges and questions – and sometimes we all need help finding answers. Are you struggling in your marriage? Is your son or daughter involved in activities that have you worried? Or maybe you’re facing an unexpected pregnancy or navigating conflict with your aging parents. Whether you’re in the midst of a major crisis or simply a perplexing situation, we have compiled resources that can point you in the right direction. And remember – we’re constantly updating our content, so check back frequently for the latest and greatest resources.

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