Thrifty and Frugal Living: Growing Up Online Free eBook and The Lorax Blu-ray Giveaway

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Growing Up Online Free eBook and The Lorax Blu-ray Giveaway




 I have an awesome quick giveaway for you along with a very helpful app for parents. I am not a parent yet, but I shutter at the thought of my future kids being easy prey on the internet. The world is so different now than it was when I was growing up. Have you talked to your kids about safely surfing the web?
How did YOU teach your children to surf the web safely?
The More You Know Learning Series, in collaboration with NBC News, has launched Growing Up Online, the FREE eBook for parents to keep their kids safe on the Internet!
Our kids have never known a world without the Internet. They’re spending more and more time on the web, so teaching them about using technology responsibly and safely is critical. Use the #GrowingUpOnline Blog App and take the quiz to see if your child is ready to safely surf the web!
Download the FREE Growing Up Online eBook and be sure to watch all four entertaining comic book stories as a family, which show real situations that may occur when your kids go online.
This free eBook provides easy-to-use information that addresses the growing concern about kids’ online privacy and cyberbullying in a unique and engaging way. Growing Up Online is packed with important tips that every parent should know!
Why your audience will LOVE the Growing Up Online Blog App:
• Is Your Child Internet-Ready? QUIZ - Have you talked with your kids about online safety? Take the quiz to find out if your child is Internet-ready!
• Comic Book Videos - Watch all four comic book stories as a family to discuss real situations that may occur when your kids go online.
• DOWNLOAD the FREE eBook - Our kids have never known a world without the Internet. But that doesn’t mean they know how to behave online. Download the free eBook and start a conversation with your kids.



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67 comments:

imbigwillie said...

I am teaching them not to click on random links.

imbigwillie said...

All Set for t he Net

Jenna Wood said...

We always use the internet side by side.

Carmen said...

I always supervise, and use parental controls. Thanks for the chance!

ape2016 said...

I teach them to never chat with strangers, share personal info and to stick to sites we have agreed on.


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Sandra Davis said...

i teach not to talk to anybody they dont know and never give out personal information to anybody

Sandra Davis said...

i got

Congratulations, you’re ALL SET FOR THE NET!

Elizabeth said...

I warn my little girl of the dangers of talking to people she doesn't know about the internet. I try to be very open with her about it

Leslie Brown said...

I have always been very honest with my children about the bad side of the Internet. They have a select few websites they know they can access without asking first and they are very good about checking with me when anything questionable pops up.

Leslie Brown said...

My children are all set for the net.

susan1215 said...

I always supervise when my kids are on the computer and use parental controls to block sites I don't want them on.

susan1215 said...

I got Congratulations, you’re ALL SET FOR THE NET!

steve weber said...

I teach them to stay on the current website.

steve weber said...

I got all set for the net.

Jessamine Dungo said...

I teach them to not download anything and if there is a prompt, they'll tell me before they click it.

Jessamine Dungo said...

It says I'm all set for the net! :)

Elvira Prunn said...

They are only allowed to go on the computer when mom or dad are around and learning sites only. They are still young.

-Vera

Stephanie Larison said...

We're all set for the net here.

Stephanie Larison said...

We monitor time and have parental controls on the computer.

Linda Lightner said...

Well mine are growm,but they monitor their time.

bbrittbrat1398 said...

Do not give out personal information.
Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

Tiffany said...

My baby is too young for the internet yet, but I plan on having restrictions and making rules that, if not followed, will result in internet privileges being taken away.

Brenda said...

robinsonbike@hotmail.com
no downloads, no chat, click no links!

Kim said...

my kids are little - so not yet - nuthin!

Sharon Kaminski said...

We teach them to make sure the virus protector is always working and we limit their time on the internet and also let us know what sites they are going into.

April said...

they are on time limits and only allowed on sites that mom and dad say are ok

ssgsweeps @ Hotmail.com

Nicole D. said...

I supervise them and teach them to not give out personal information.

Colin_conversation_killer said...

I always supervise them, and when they go on something they arent supposed to I explain to them why they aren't supposed to.

Kate Newton said...

We always use the internet together.

Kelly Nicholson said...

How are you teaching your children to surf the web safely?

i dont have children...you need to keep an eye on them though

Kelly Nicholson said...


Almost there, you’re a NET NOVICE!

K. Cleaver said...

I'm teaching them by sitting with them while they surf. We also make it a point to look up things they've asked about during the day.

Melanie Montgomery said...

he is not old enough yet. 7 weeks.

Lisa Pecora said...

We teach them to not share personal info.

Lisa Pecora said...

we are all set for the net

MELINA said...

we teach them not to give out personal info and I supervise them while on the computer.

MELINA said...

I teach them not to give out personal info and supervise them while on the computer.

Kristin sims said...

We have talked together about Internet Safety, and we use parental controls on the Internet

Kristin sims said...

Congratulations, you are set for the net, :)

FerretLady said...

supervision is so important

Shakeia Rieux said...

I have certain sites blocked and i also tell them to watch out for the ones that lets them know the site isn't safe when a window pops up

Shakeia Rieux said...

We are internet ready

steve stone said...

we monitor side by side
gabbflabber at live.com

crankyyanky1 said...

I tell my kids not to speak to anyone online they don't know, The computer they surf is in the living room so I can keep watch on them no computers in their rooms, I also have parent safe software installed on the computer to keep them away from dangerous websites

crankyyanky1 said...

My results were ready for the net

sherylssg said...

I don't allow them on social networks and computer time is monitored.

sflickinger at rocketmail dot com

Deb S. said...

We make sure they sign in under their on sign in password and we have links they are allowed to go to.

Deb S. said...

We are all set for the net.

dvice12 said...

We teach our kids to surf the net safely by talking about Internet safety rules

saturdaynightfever said...

No personal or private information to be discussed when on the appliance!

theyyyguy@yahoo.com

kathy pease said...

we always kept our pc in the living room so we could monitor what they were doing

kathy pease said...


Congratulations, you’re ALL SET FOR THE NET!

Taking the time to talk honestly about Internet safety with your children means your kids are up to speed and web wise. Well done!

amy16323 said...

not to give out information about themselves to people

Allison Bahr said...

My daughter is still young and must ask permission to switch websites! Thanks.
Allison.bahr@yahoo.com

MichelleS said...

My daughter is way too young, but let her know anything that's posted online will live online forever even after it's erased and you can't take anything back!

MichelleS said...

I got "all set for the net" on the quiz

Susan Smoaks said...

they are still too young but we will use software to block unwanted sites and supervise
susansmoaks at gmail dot com
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imaclutz89 said...

By asking permission to go on a new site and me being open to it so she doesn't try to sneak it.

sugarsweet7202@yahoo(dot)com

imaclutz89 said...

I got Net Novice

sugarsweet7202@yahoo(dot)com

Tamar said...

I'm not, not yet. My oldest is too young and he can't even read, let alone surf the web.

Vikki Billings said...

They are on the computer in the same room as we are and we make sure they do not share any personal information anywhere on the net.
vikki.billings@yahoo.com

Vikki Billings said...

All set for the net
vikki.billings@yahoo.com

ladyt64 said...

My son knows not to give out personal information and that if any site or anyone makes him feel uncomfortable to let me know. (Roxann)

ladyt64 said...

All set for the net. (Roxann)

rjcqh said...

I teach them not to give out personal information & I supervise them on the computer

Chris Alejandro said...

Supervision and filters help! lexbaylor at gmail.

Chris Alejandro said...

all set for the net!