Recently, we seem to hear more and more stories about children and teens encountering something dangerous or harmful on the internet or social media.
As a parent, it is an overwhelming feeling. Many are at a loss for what to do. A simple first step is to seek quality resources.
Here is a list of books that can help. You can share titles with your child to spark a conversation about online safety. Others provide quality advice on how to parent in the digital age.
The Fabulous Friend Machine by Nick Bland
Kids Get Coding: Online Safety for Coders by Heather Lyons
Cyberbullying by Heather E. Schwartz
Digital World: How to Connect, Share, Play and Keep Yourself Safe (A Smart Girl’s Guide) by Carrie Anton
Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Hate Online by Sue Scheff
Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in their Digital World by Devorah Heitner
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