&#10&#65&#108&#108&#111&#119&#105&#110&#103 &#121&#111&#117&#114 &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 to surf the Internet is a great learning experience. Children online &#104&#97&#118&#101 access to &#114&#101&#115&#111&#117&#114&#99&#101&#115 &#102&#114&#111&#109 &#97&#108&#108 over the world &#97&#115 &#110&#111 generation before &#116&#104&#101&#109 &#104&#97&#115. &#85&#110&#102&#111&#114&#116&#117&#110&#97&#116&#101&#108&#121, they are &#97&#108&#115&#111 exposed to people all over the &#119&#111&#114&#108&#100 both good and &#98&#97&#100. What can parents do &#116&#111 &#112&#114&#111&#116&#101&#99&#116 children from online dangers? Keeping &#97&#110 open line of communication with children is the most important step &#116&#111&#119&#97&#114&#100&#115 &#111&#110&#108&#105&#110&#101 &#115&#97&#102&#101&#116&#121. By talking to your children, you &#101&#115&#116&#97&#98&#108&#105&#115&#104 yourself as &#97 trustworthy confidant and children &#102&#101&#101&#108 they can come to you with &#97&#110&#121&#116&#104&#105&#110&#103. Youve probably already cautioned &#121&#111&#117&#114 children against talking to strangers. &#82&#101&#109&#105&#110&#100 them &#116&#104&#97&#116 the same &#114&#117&#108&#101 applies &#116&#111 the &#73&#110&#116&#101&#114&#110&#101&#116 as well. Calmly &#114&#101&#109&#105&#110&#100 &#116&#104&#101&#109 to &#110&#111&#116 give out their full &#110&#97&#109&#101, address &#111&#114 telephone &#110&#117&#109&#98&#101&#114 over the Internet. &#73&#102 &#116&#104&#101&#121 already have &#103&#105&#118&#101&#110 &#111&#117&#116 &#105&#110&#102&#111&#114&#109&#97&#116&#105&#111&#110, ask them about the situation. Is &#105&#116 someone from a nearby school or &#111&#117&#116 of state? &#65&#115&#107 them if the &#112&#101&#114&#115&#111&#110 has mentioned meeting, calling or &#115&#101&#110&#116 pictures? If you have good communication with your child and they &#116&#114&#117&#115&#116 &#121&#111&#117, &#116&#104&#101&#121 &#115&#104&#111&#117&#108&#100 be &#119&#105&#108&#108&#105&#110&#103 &#116&#111 share this information if you ask with genuine interest. &#84&#104&#105&#110&#107 of &#119&#104&#97&#116 &#121&#111&#117 &#97&#114&#101 going to ask and how &#98&#101&#102&#111&#114&#101 you &#100&#111 it to avoid &#97&#115&#107&#105&#110&#103 &#105&#110 a confrontational &#119&#97&#121.

&#10&#65&#108&#115&#111, dont &#98&#101 afraid &#116&#111 discuss with your children &#100&#97&#110&#103&#101&#114&#115 they may encounter on the &#73&#110&#116&#101&#114&#110&#101&#116. Children &#108&#105&#107&#101 to be treated &#119&#105&#116&#104 respect just &#108&#105&#107&#101 adults, &#115&#111 &#98&#101 open and honest with &#116&#104&#101&#109 &#97&#98&#111&#117&#116 the possible &#73&#110&#116&#101&#114&#110&#101&#116 &#100&#97&#110&#103&#101&#114&#115. &#82&#101&#115&#112&#101&#99&#116&#97&#98&#108&#101 news sources, such as &#68&#97&#116&#101&#108&#105&#110&#101 and People &#109&#97&#103&#97&#122&#105&#110&#101, have done &#102&#101&#97&#116&#117&#114&#101&#115 on &#73&#110&#116&#101&#114&#110&#101&#116 &#112&#114&#101&#100&#97&#116&#111&#114&#115 &#116&#104&#97&#116 form online relationships with children. &#68&#111&#110&#116 be afraid to share these resources with your children, &#101&#115&#112&#101&#99&#105&#97&#108&#108&#121 teens. Tell them, &#105&#110 an age appropriate &#119&#97&#121, &#116&#104&#97&#116 there &#97&#114&#101 adults who prey on children online &#97&#110&#100 often send &#116&#104&#101&#109 to &#105&#110&#97&#112&#112&#114&#111&#112&#114&#105&#97&#116&#101 web site &#97&#100&#100&#114&#101&#115&#115&#101&#115 or even send them pornography. &#76&#105&#115&#116&#101&#110 to how your children respond. &#84&#104&#101&#121 may already know more about online safety than you think they do.

Many &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 &#97&#114&#101 exposed &#116&#111 &#99&#111&#109&#112&#117&#116&#101&#114 usage at a &#121&#111&#117&#110&#103 &#97&#103&#101 now, but some dont &#107&#110&#111&#119 the full potential &#111&#102 &#116&#104&#101 Internet. Many &#116&#104&#105&#110&#107 &#105&#116 is simply a place to meet and chat &#119&#105&#116&#104 others. While &#116&#104&#97&#116 can &#98&#101 one rewarding aspect, you can also teach your children about other &#111&#110&#108&#105&#110&#101 resources. If they &#97&#114&#101 interested &#105&#110 history, show &#116&#104&#101&#109 &#116&#104&#101 &#83&#109&#105&#116&#104&#115&#111&#110&#105&#97&#110 home page. &#73&#102 you &#104&#97&#118&#101 a teen looking to attend college, point &#111&#117&#116 that sites &#115&#117&#99&#104 as &#89&#97&#104&#111&#111 have an extensive &#108&#105&#115&#116&#105&#110&#103 &#111&#102 colleges all around the country that they &#99&#97&#110 visit online. If they love &#115&#112&#111&#114&#116&#115, look &#117&#112 the URL &#116&#111 their favorite teams &#104&#111&#109&#101 page. Make &#116&#104&#101 Internet &#102&#117&#110 &#102&#111&#114 your children &#97&#110&#100 &#115&#104&#97&#114&#101 &#105&#110 these &#101&#120&#112&#101&#114&#105&#101&#110&#99&#101&#115 with them. Online &#99&#114&#105&#109&#101&#115 &#109&#97&#121 &#98&#101 &#105&#109&#112&#111&#115&#115&#105&#98&#108&#101 &#116&#111 eliminate completely, but &#112&#97&#114&#101&#110&#116&#97&#108 involvement in &#116&#104&#101&#105&#114 &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110&#115 online activities &#99&#97&#110 help decrease them.

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