Let her know that we all make mistakes, the key is learning from them. If the photos were posted to any sites request removal. Encourage your teen to evaluate the consequences of posting their thoughts or pictures before hitting the send button. There are a lot of arguments about revenge porn laws as well as using child pornography laws to prosecute teen sexting. Randomly, have your teen share with you any photos in their phone and computer gallery. Postmedia wants to improve your reading experience as well as share the best deals and promotions from our advertisers with you. Motivating Children Without Rewards.
Most importantly, encourage an open dialogue between you and your teen.
Teenage Sexting Is Becoming The Norm
Teach your teen to not respond impulsively to anything on-line or via text. I know, it seems like they could easily say no, but imagine you're a teenage girl or boy who has a serious crush on someone, yeah you remember those days. Girls to the Moon. Steve Woda is the co-founder and CEO of uKnow, and a leader in the Internet safety and security field for over 15 years. If you think the trend of teen sexting is troubling, just listen to some of the attitudes teens have about it.