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SETTING RULES FOR INTERNET USE

You might be relieved to learn that despite today’s massive media presence and constant peer pressures, parents still have the strongest influence on their children when it comes to internalizing fundamental values and learning how to make good choices—and this also applies to choices made on the Internet.

The same types of rules that parents establish for their kids out in the real world can apply to cyberspace, and these can help kids face the challenges and uncertainties that arise from trying to figure out what’s best.

This section of NetSafeKids offers suggestions on how to establish a safe and productive home Internet environment, while teaching your children essential habits for safely getting the most out of the extensive opportunities that the World Wide Web offers.