Frankly, the statistics scare me. And it scares me how much access my children have to these things even though we don't have cable and they have huge restrictions on their internet time. With little tiny iPod devices, they have the world at their fingers, and that is truly difficult to monitor.
I don't want to take it all away from them--this is the way things are today. We have technology and we have a heck of a lot of it. My kids are fascinated by the "olden days" in which I grew up--where telephones had cords and TVs only had a few channels. Even worse, one had to go to the actual library and look through a card catalog to work on a school report!
That last figure--the one that says 80% of parents have no idea how to monitor their kids' online activities--is the one that scares me the most. Unfortunately, as much as I really care to know what's out there and what my children are viewing, I am finding it's harder and harder to keep up.
Even scarier? This statistic:
58% of 10-12 year old kids believe they know how to hide their online activities from their parents.
46% of them said they would change their online behavior if they knew their parents were paying attention.
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