How To Protect Your Children While They’re Online

How To Protect Your Children While They’re Online

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How To Protect Your Children Online

Waking early to sneak in a couple hours of Minecraft, Roblox, YouTube or Xbox…grabbing their ‘educational’ iPad and Facetiming a friend…sending emails and texts…it’s open season during school holidays!

Not just the younger children, but teenagers too.

Adults have no idea what’s cool or what children have been introduced to at school. They’re digital natives and use it in ways we would never dream of.

Children are going to using their devices and we won’t be able to watch them every second of the day. No matter how many Cyber-Safety talks they’ve had, how many times they can parrot the rules back, they are still children and they don’t always stop to think.

  • They don’t realize certain search terms might not be such a great idea
  • They trust they are messaging other children
  • And they would rather not limit themselves to 2 hours per day

Protect your Children with Parental Control Software

A Parental Control Software (PCS) package is essentially an internet filter for children. It takes all the icky, inappropriate things online and blocks your child from accessing them, seeing them or even knowing they exist. Learn more about PCS packages.

Adults can override and disable the software easily, so their own experience is unchanged and unmonitored.

Parental Control Software can be used to put time limits on internet usage, or even log all online activity. While you may not feel the need to review the logs on a daily basis, they can be vital in identifying cyber bullying, sexting, or inappropriate relationships. Parents around the world credit these logs with saving their child’s mental health, and occasionally, their life.

The best time to install Parental Control Software is now, before your children become comfortable with unrestricted access, and before they see things they shouldn’t.

Contact us to set your computer up with Parental Control Software today.