Online safety: what to tell your kids
  
Use passwords
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Use passwords


As they grow up, your kids will need to use passwords for all kinds of things: social networking sites, email, and even school.

You need to help them come up with a strong password (and one they'll remember). Andrew has three tips:
1) make sure it is over eight characters long,
2) it should contain a mixture of upper and lower case letters
3) it should have a number or symbol.

"Help your kids to remember the passwords by creating memorable phrases, and make sure that passwords are used on mobile devices too," says Andrew.

And don't forget --- passwords shouldn't be shared! Make sure your kids know that it's ok to share them with you, but no one else.


Parenting Editor
09/23/2012
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