Prevent Online Mishaps

If you want to become a great coach, you first have to learn the game. And if you want to become a great digital coach, you need to learn the online world. Common Sense Media has a series of short videos to help you understand each platform. Make an account and get familiar with each site. Set guidelines for your teen’s usage, including requiring that they “friend” you online during this trial period. Keep an eye on how they’re using the site and talk to them about it. By the way, make sure you keep the teachable moments shame-free, coach.

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About Melissa Ford

Melissa Ford is the senior strategist at Women Online. As a writer, she covers a diverse range of topics including education, health, technology, and parenting. She is also the mother of amazing twin teens.

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