Safer Internet Day, today, is themed around' Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online'; supporting parents to find ways of starting the very important family conversation regarding online safety.
The internet plays a significant role in the lives of children and young people; becoming integral to their social development as they get older. Talking to young people about their life online and encouraging them to share their experiences with you, is a key part of helping to safeguard your family.
So how do you start a conversation? Be positive and open minded about the internet; talk early and often; keep it relevant and be proactive.
Some detailed practical tips can be found using this link: Practical Tips to start an online safety conversation