“It takes a village to raise a child so if you can involve extended family.  Kids are more likely to friend their cousin than their mom,” said Jantzer.

And third set up a HootSuite account and use it as a clearing house to monitor your child's social media activity.

“Mom could log in and see their Instagram feed, their Facebook feed, their Twitter feed all in one place for a time saver,” said

Linda Glenn, Beth Granchi and Amy Jantzer all agree the most important thing to remember is communication.  Amber told me she's very thankful her mother took her seriously and listened to her.

Granchi says she believes all the monitoring in the world can never replace a good conversation with your kids.