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Engage actively in your child’s online interactions

Consider engaging in joint activities, such as playing games, exploring a mutually interesting topic (like potential family holiday destinations, shared hobbies, or a historical personality), or compiling a family newsletter. This approach not only allows you to monitor your child’s online behavior, but also helps you instill good digital habits in them. Additionally, it fosters […]

Consider Microsoft Family Safety to monitor children’s computer use

Microsoft has introduced the “Microsoft Family Safety” app to help guardians control minors’ digital activity on devices with Windows. It enables adults to set screen time limits, filter out inappropriate content, create activity reports to assess online habits and switch on location sharing to track devices’ whereabouts.

Why is cyberbullying such an issue these days?

The anonymity available on the internet can cause bullying to be more severe and harder to trace the source. People are often more hostile when they don’t have to face the consequences of their actions. Sadly, the reach of the internet and email makes it easier for mean behavior to spread more quickly to a […]

Use parental controls to prevent your children from spending

Microtransactions are a consistent feature in many video games on all platforms, whether they’re on a smartphone, a Nintendo Switch, a PC or any other gaming device. To prevent your children from spending large amounts of money in video games, use the platform’s built-in parental controls. With these, you can disable the ability to spend […]

Think about employing parental controls for child safety

You may be able to set some parental controls within your browser. For example, Internet Explorer allows you to restrict or allow certain websites to be viewed on your computer, and you can protect these settings with a password. There are other resources you can use to control and/or monitor your child’s online activity. Some […]

Prevent Cyberbullying – limit your personal information

Restricting the number of people who have access to contact information or details about interests, habits, or employment lessens exposure to bullies that you or your child do not know. This may limit the risk of becoming a target and may make it easier to identify the bully if you or your children are harassed. […]