Safeguarding Children Online

Safeguarding Children Online Blog

As a parent every day you do the very best to protect your children, we want our children to be happy, healthy and above all we want our children to be safe. It’s a natural thing for children of all ages to be curious.

Nowadays children from a young age are interested in devices such as mobile phones, tablets or pcs. They may only just be pressing buttons on your mobile phone or wanting to play on an age appropriate website on your computer.

As they get older they are using the internet in school and learning how to use the internet, apps or games. You may feel they know more about the internet than you do. You always need to keep a measured approach to keeping your children safe when they are online.

It’s unfortunate that some of us do have problems online you only have to read the news to know that. Just some of the things you don’t want your family to come across our inappropriate contact from a stranger or cyberbullying.

Some of the advice we would offer is still install software that gives you control of what your child can view online also software that can limit the amount of time your child spends online. You could also keep the family computer in a room that all the family use that way you can always keep an eye on what they are doing online.