The 7-day rule: Giving Your Kids a Safer Internet Experience

The 7-day rule: Giving Your Kids a Safer Internet Experience

February 6th was Safer Internet Day. And that got me thinking, “What could I do —or what could any parent do right now to make their kid’s internet experience safer?” Then it came to me —use the 7-day rule!! It can feel next to impossible to keep up with all the tricks and sneaky ways porn and predators have access to our kids through the internet. And with millions of apps available to children, how can parents be sure which are safe to use? The solution is actually simpler than you think. It’s called the 7-day rule. In today’s post, I’ll go over all the details and illustrate why this is an essential step in protecting kids against online dangers. First, let me share how I discovered this amazing rule. 10-year-old upset by provocative ads in gaming app A few months ago Kayley came to me with a question. Her 10-year-old daughter had been playing a fun gaming app on her iPod and stumbled across some...
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