Internet Protect Your Kids: Keep Your Children Safe from the Dark Side of Modern Technology

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Kids are under the influence of the Internet. It's "their" place." They live on it-leaving their parents scrambling for answers about what to do with My Space.com, pornographic websites, instant messaging, blogs . . . and how to shield their children from online sexual predators. Best-selling author of Every Man's Battle, Stephen Arterburn, and Roger Marsh, who co-hosts the nationally syndicated Homeword radio program, have teamed up to equip parents with easy lessons on how to monitor their kids' activity ...

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Overview

Kids are under the influence of the Internet. It's "their" place." They live on it-leaving their parents scrambling for answers about what to do with My Space.com, pornographic websites, instant messaging, blogs . . . and how to shield their children from online sexual predators. Best-selling author of Every Man's Battle, Stephen Arterburn, and Roger Marsh, who co-hosts the nationally syndicated Homeword radio program, have teamed up to equip parents with easy lessons on how to monitor their kids' activity online, plus the practical answers they need to teach kids the realities of the Internet.
"There isn't a parent in America who doesn't need this book, and I can't think of two more qualified people to help parents teach their children to be web wise kids." From the foreword by Jim Burns, PhD., President, Homeword.

Bestselling author Arterburn and Roger Marsh, who co-hosts the nationally syndicated "Homeword" radio program, team up to equip parents with easy lessons on how to monitor their kids' activity online, plus give the practical answers they need to teach children the realities of the Internet.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591455714
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/20/2007
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Arterburn is host of New Life Live!, a radio and television program distributed across the country. He is a best-selling author with more than eight million books in print. He is also founder of Women of Faith®, a conference attended by more than four million women since its inception. Steve also serves as the teaching pastor of Heartland Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Table of Contents


Foreword     vii
Introduction     x
The Internet: A Way of Life for Our Kids     1
The Internet Playground: Why Kids Spend So Much Time Online     7
Understanding the Mindset of Online Sexual Predators     21
When Internet Pornography Hits Home     34
A Multimedia Community     49
Helping Your Child Deal with an Online Bully     61
Recognition on Demand: How the Internet Feeds Your Child's Desire for "Instant" Fame, Fortune, and Freedom     73
Connecting with Kids: Why the Internet Is Their First Choice for Communication     85
Amusing Themselves to Death? Why the Internet Is Kids' First Choice for Recreation     95
All They Need to Know: Why the Internet Is Kids' Primary Source for Information     114
It's Your World: Why Kids Love Social Networking Sites     126
Internet Safety for Your Kids: Prayerful. Purposeful, Prepared, and Proactive     134
An Internet for Good     142
Epilogue     151
Sample Internet Usage Agreement     156
Safe Social Networking: MySpace Safety Tips     158
Extreme Measures: Deleting Your Child's MySpace Profile     161
Other Social Networking Sites     163
Cracking the Instant Messenger Code     164
Additional Online Resources     166
Endnotes     168
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2008

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    I recently purchased this book as a resource to parents. It is an eye-opener book for people who maybe don't understand or are not aware of what goes on in cyberspace and how it can affect todays teens and pre-teens. I would highly recommend this title.

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