Internet Safety 2

THE FOUR COMMON ONLINE RISKS

It is essential to be aware of the common threats children face online in order to keep them safe. Common forms of internet safety include: monitoring apps, limiting usage, and discussions relating to strangers. While necessary, those efforts fail to include what studies show work best to protect children; teaching children at a young age about:

  • Healthy, age-appropriate relationships
  • Helping them practice refusal skills, impulse management, and emotion control
  • Encouraging them to help their friends make safe and kind choices

You can learn more about that on our Protecting Your Child page.