Keeping your kids away from the computer is not the answer. But careful planning can make the Internet useful and safe.
The Internet represents a relatively new challenge to parents of teenagers. While it can be a wonderful tool for communicating and information gathering, it also contains many dangers for teens, including easily accessible pornographic sites and adult child molesters masquerading as friendly peers. Here are some tips for protecting your teens while at the same time allowing them to utilize the benefits of the Internet: