It’s Time To Discuss Internet Safety
Parents don’t have a complete understanding of the perils inherent in social media, but we want to protect our children from danger. Internet monitoring is the response to our fear, enabling parents to see every key stroke that our teens type or text. Two parents, one teen and two professionals weigh the pros and cons of Internet monitoring.
By Michael Balaban
Lady Gaga, Internet predators, the boy next door: What is this world coming to? They say it takes a village to raise a child, but what if the villagers scare me to death? Read more.
SON AND PARENT 2
By Son and Dad
About a year ago, my dad started monitoring my Facebook page. It’s super annoying. He can see everything I write and everything my friends write. He watches everything. Read more.
By Dr. Keith Kanner, Psychologist
More than ever, parents are worried about their teens getting into some sort of trouble based on “social” influences. Social media, technology and generational shifts have flooded our teens with all sorts of information and stimulation that can frequently make even the healthiest kid feel anxious. Read more.
By Allen Cardoza, Private Investigator
After reading Michael’s article, he might seem over-controlling and overprotective. But, controversial as it seems, I agree with Michael. As a private detective tracking down runaway children, I have seen it all. Read more.