The Internet can be a wonderful resource for our children. Usually kids use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Kids who are old enough to punch in a few letters on the keyboard can literally access the world.
But that access can also pose hazards. For example, Yuo might do an online search for "Node." But with just one missed keystroke, the word "Nude" is entered instead, and the child may be directed to a slew of websites with a focus on nude — f which may contain pornographic material and images l.
That's why it's important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online.
Just like any safety issue, it's wise to talk with your kids about your concerns, take advantage of resources to protect them, and keep a close eye on their activities.