Computer, Smart Phone, Ipad: Real Moms' Rules For Kids and Tech

Real parents' tips on how they safely help their tots turn techie (20 Photos)

Kathy Ehrich Dowd on Aug 25, 2011 at 11:01AM

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"My 5-year-old daughter really loves the iPad, but she can only use it for a very limited time each day and no unsupervised time. If I leave the room for even a moment I turn it to airplane mode. I have Netflix on the iPad and if she’s trying to find WordWorld I don’t want her to find the movie my husband and I were watching last night on Netflix, or get to the New York Times app and read about someone getting murdered. I am always watching when she is online so I know exactly what she’s doing.” — Lori Getz, internet safety expert at

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