The tough job of parenting is getting tougher. If, as a parent, you feel out of touch with your child’s online life, you are not alone. Most young people exclude parents from their cyber zones. Worse, they go “underground” when they suspect authority figures are snooping.
Of course, parents often snoop for good reasons. They know that poor online behavior can lead to reputation damage, college admittance problems, cyberbullying, sexting, heartbreak, and worse. In the face of this, parents want to do online what they do in the “real world”: shelter their children from harm.
The parents’ resources linked in the column on the right will help parents protect and reconnect with their children.