Parenting - Digital Parenting | 0-18 yrs

A Parent's Intro To The Digital World


With the advent of the Internet, the digital world has become the virtual counterpart of the real world for children and teens. More and more children are starting to play video games online and more and more teenagers are joining social media forum. Yes, computers and smartphone applications can be extremely beneficial. It is entertaining and educative at the same time, which enables your child to learn, connect and have fun.

However, there is a shady side to this digital world too. You have to ensure that your child is using the internet right. She might come across some inappropriate and explicit content, someone might be bullying her in cyberspace, her account or system could be hacked…there are numerous dangers in the digital world that children face.

The best way to keep track of what's happening in your child’s digital world and whether she is safe there, is to introduce yourself to the digital world. An article in Child Development Institute suggests, “Examine your computer or your internet browser for free internet safety tools for parents.. Visit their online profile for MySpace, Facebook, or another social networking website. Does it make you uneasy? Are the discussions taking place in your child’s favourite chat room too adult?”

To know more about the Internet’s multifarious benefits and detriments, and why your knowledge is important for your child’s safety, flip through our ClipBook.


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