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By Michelle Hainer



As her kids get older, Louise Crawford, a mother of two in Brooklyn, N.Y., has learned to be more vigilant about their Internet use. While her nine-year-old daughter's online outings are limited to doll shopping on American Girl or playing games on the kid-friendly Club Penguin, her 15-year-old son has graduated to popular sites like MySpace or You Tube where a host of videos -- and not just the G-rated variety -- are available.

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By Michelle Hainer


As her kids get older, Louise Crawford, a mother of two in Brooklyn, N.Y., has learned to be more vigilant about their Internet use. While her nine-year-old daughter's online outings are limited to doll shopping on American Girl (americangirl.com) or playing games on the kid-friendly Club Penguin (clubpenguin.com), her 15-year-old son has graduated to popular sites like MySpace or You Tube where a host of videos -- and not just the G-rated variety -- are available.

"We live in an apartment and luckily our wireless connection doesn't reach into my son's bedroom," says Crawford, whose family often congregates around the dining room table simultaneously using their computers. "I'm always over his shoulder checking out his MySpace page, which he absolutely hates! Sometimes I'm bad and I even read it." Jump to full text of this article here.



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