Online safety experts advise parents to stay on top their teens’ activities. “As a parent, it’s very easy not to know what’s going on, especially if your kid is smart or creative about hiding things from you,” says John Rodolico, Ph D, director of adolescent addictions training at Mc Lean Hospital in Belmont, Mass.
Tracking teens’ online activities is even harder if parents feel lost in the online universe.
This article explores teen Internet use, drug information they may find, and low and high-tech ways parents can watch out for their kids’ well being.
The Internet is the way most kids communicate with the world today.
Social networking has all but replaced the telephone as teens’ preferred way to communicate.