Where do we start?
The internet has changed all of our lives, particularly our children’s. For parents and carers this opens up a whole new world of things to be aware of. For many of us, this can all be a bit too much.
You might be struggling to keep up with the things your child is doing online, you might wonder whether what they are doing is safe, and you might also be thinking how can I be as good a parent online as I am offline?
This site (The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre -CEOP) aims to make online parenting simple.
Even if the only search engine you use is a pair of binoculars, do not despair. Here you’ll find practical tips and simple guidance!
The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect - opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities. But how do you keep track of what they’re doing and make sure they’re staying safe?
Whether you’re an online expert or you’re not sure where to start we’ve got 4 key tips help you:
- explore the online world together
- talk to your child about staying safe online
- manage the software and tools your family use
- agree rules about what’s ok and what’s not