Chances are your lil one has peered over your shoulder at least once while you were on the computer. If she hasn’t already, you can be sure in the future, she'll ask for her own email account to chat with her friends and family.

Allowing your child to go online is pretty scary considering all the nuts roaming around in cyberspace. Think about the junk email you sift through each day.

To ease the transition, several services offer email accounts for children that include a parental control panel so you supervise the activity. Most feature options to limit correspondence, receive copies of their emails and put a cap on their online time.

To read more about these sites,

The most popular children’s services charge fees of approximately $1 to $3 per month, a small price to pay for the security. Some of these sites are: