Parenting and Technology Resources

Below are just a few resources that you can peruse to get started when taking a stand for your family’s internet safety. This list will grow as time goes on. Feel free to suggest some resources in the comments below.

Focus on the Family has a section in their parenting area that deals with protecting your family. Many of the articles deal with safeguarding and dealing with the dangers that technology can bring into the home.

http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/protecting_your_family.aspx

Covenant Eyes is an accountability and monitoring tool that helps protect your family.

http://www.covenanteyes.com/

Triple X Church is a ministry to help people overcome pornography addictions. They also offer monitoring software for computers and devices.

http://www.xxxchurch.com/

OpenDNS requires some technical know how but is a great way to filter the content that comes into your home using settings you can adjust on your router.

http://www.opendns.com/

Common Sense Media is a great child advocacy network and they have this following article which helps engage parents thinking on social media.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/social-networking-tips

 

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