This is a must read article for any parent with kids. The article gives you some insight into what might be going on and some very practical advice on what precautions to take at what age levels.
Teens' online lingo leaves parents baffled
She did everything right. Her 14-year-old daughter's computer was in the living room. She even peeked over her shoulder once and a while during the girl's avid instant message chats to make sure nothing unusual was going on.
But the girl fell into a steamy Internet love affair with a 35-year-old man anyway. The mother was horrified and confused: How could this happen?