CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – This holiday season, tech gadgets are top of many children’s wish list, and they’ll likely be spending their winter break online. Thanks to the internet, children now have access to a vast amount of information and the ability to create connections previous generations didn’t.

But, this level of connectivity, can come with new challenges. We spoke with TikTok’s favorite ‘mom friend’ and internet safety guru, Cathy Pedrayes to get some advice on staying safe online, while enjoying all those new techy toys.