Has anyone ever made you feel weird or nervous online?
Creating a Safe Space to Talk About Risky Online Encounters
Why talking about this is important
In this guide you will:
What to expect from your kid
Kids often don’t come to parents about awkward or uncomfortable online interactions because they are embarrassed or scared they will lose privileges. As awkward as it may feel, talking about this openly and directly builds trust and shows your child that no topic is off limits with you and that they won’t get in trouble.
How to start talking
- Start showing an interest in social media.
- They mention an experience someone they know had with an online friend.
- They want to download a new app or game.
- They mention talking to their friends online.