internet safety

  1. Shopping Online

    Online shopping tips for the holidays

    When you're shopping online this holiday season, be sure to understand the security risks and protect yourself with these online...
  2. Activities for Kids

    Digital parenting: How to keep kids safe online

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    Our children may be digital natives, but the digital world is not always a safe place to be. With 62 percent of kids reporting that...
  3. Tweens, Teens & College

    Facebook spammed with porn, violent images

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    If you logged into Facebook in the last day or two, you might have seen some things you didn't expect, including pornographic images...
  4. Child Development & Health

    How to help your kids break the screen habit

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    Your kids are just like you: They love technology. Between cell phones, video games, laptops and any number of devices, they are...
  5. Wellness

    Cyber-stalking: Self-defense tips to avoid cyber-bullying by your ex

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    Break-ups are hard enough to handle, but add the technology component, and that gives a jilted ex just the tools he needs to take...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Giving kids privacy online

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    The time has come. Your child has been watching your online life for years now and wants such a life of his or her own. Okay, you...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    When your child doesn't want to go online

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    Chances are, you love the Internet -- both as a tool and a resource. As a mom, it has helped you find information, build community,...
  8. Technology

    Top 10 online safety tips for kids

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    Today's kids are more computer savvy than any other generation, and most young people know how to navigate the web better than their...
  9. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Kids and website safety

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    As our children grow into teens and become more and more a part of the world -- including a part of the Internet -- we have our work...
  10. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Spy on yourself online

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    The Internet has changed our lives, for better and for worse. Mostly for better, though. Social networking has brought us back in...
  11. Technology

    Your kid’s first computer: What to look for

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    Technology is everywhere -- from your child’s classroom to their gaming console. For many kids, learning how to use a computer isn’t...
  12. Technology

    Kids on the internet: Safety tips for parents

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    When used correctly, the internet can be an excellent resource for entertainment, information and education. Unfortunately, there...
  13. School Age Kids

    Young children and the Internet

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    Technology is growing by leaps and bounds, and as a result, children are learning how to use what’s available to them when they are...
  14. Money and finance

    How to stay safe while banking online

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    Online banking used to be a mysterious, ominous frontier, but it has become the norm today. In fact, consumers are sharing more...
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    Is your teen inappropriate on Facebook?

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    One of the most pervasive aspects of the computer age is the non-stop presence of Facebook in our kids' lives. Parents may take a...
  16. Technology

    Experts speak: How much internet is okay for kids?

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    While signing online can be an invaluable experience for your children, spending too much time on the internet can actually be...
  17. Technology

    3 Basic approaches to online banking safety

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    Do you enjoy the convenience of managing your money on the web but wonder if hackers are waiting for you to make a wrong move? You...
  18. Tweens, Teens & College

    7 Tips for Facebook parents

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    If you have a tech-savvy tween in the house, then you've probably heard the question already: 'When can I have a Facebook account?'...
  19. Grandparents

    Are your grandchildren on Facebook and MySpace?

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    When Pat Burns wants to catch up with her 15-year-old grandson, Dylan, she logs on to his MySpace page. Within seconds, she's...
  20. School Age Kids

    Teaching kids about computer viruses

    Most parents spend a lot of time worrying about protecting kids from online predators. But what about protecting the family computer...