Content Controlling Software or Blatant Censorship?

Posted on March 10th, 2009 in Internet usage monitoring, Miscellaneous | Comments Off

censor keywords kid parentMany parents are now considering the option of installing content-controlling software. With the help of this software you can now decide what kind of control will become available to your kids when they are browsing on the Internet. In fact, your kids are already familiar with it – it is used on their school computers, libraries and many other public computers. Most of this software are available free and often come under other names such as content filtering software, internet filter and the controversial, censor ware.

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Worried About Your Kids While You Are Away?

Posted on January 30th, 2009 in Internet usage monitoring | Comments Off

If you are going on holiday and your kids are being left behind so you can enjoy your time with your partner, you are probably in two minds about the situation. It’s not often you get the chance to relax, forget about the kids and enjoy night’s out or in with your partner in an exotic location, but at the same time you’ll still be worrying about what your kids get up to, especially if they have access to the Internet at home or where they are staying. Forcing them to go without the Internet while you are away won’t do you any favors when it watch childrencomes to getting along with your kids and there’s only so much parental security has to offer on a computer. This is where keylogging software can help you to keep an eye on your kids without them feeling like you are getting in their personal space. Especially with young teenagers or pre-teens it can be difficult keeping an eye on them and looking after them without them getting upset about it. With keylogging software you can enjoy your holiday and relax because you know exactly what they are getting up to online.

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Computer monitoring software – a solution for the working parents

Posted on June 4th, 2008 in Computer spy software | 1 Comment »

With this ever-busier society, many psychologists report an increase in the number of dual-worker parents seeking help with balancing work and family. And this is, indeed a real problem, especially for the working mothers who has to complete multiple roles and, of course, to complete them at high levels. Even if specialist concluded that multiple roles will benefit the whole family, it is a little bit hard for a woman who’s a wife, mother and president of a small business not to feel distressed.

I do not want you to misunderstand my sayings. My opinion is that the problem isn’t about working. It’s about the longer and longer hours that parents are being asked to work. When you’ve got both an excellent job and a home to manage, including kids, there’s just less and less time for keeping an eye on your children. And without knowing that your children are safe and they are ok at home, you will be distracted from what you work. This is when a computer monitoring software would be very helpful – I will detail the idea later.

To go back to the previous idea, that I consider that not working is the problem, here are a few arguments. Actually, beside the financial aspect, working has also a positive psychological benefit for parents. Several studies revealed the often-idealized view of happy homemakers. One study, for instance, underlined that employed women who moved to part-time work or became homemakers became more depressed, while homemakers who joined the work force became less depressed. Another study found that while the presence of preschool-aged children in the home was associated with distress for all women, working moms were less distressed than stay-at-homes. Consequently, working hours helps parents to relax in one way. But, all this relaxing time would not be completely peaceful if you shouldn’t know for sure that your kids are all right at home, and that their education does not suffer because of your absence. Like I previously mentioned, the use of computer monitoring software could help you obtain the peace in this respect.

Lately, more and more parents have rejected the hands-off approach of the past in favor of taking a more active role in their children’s lives. When I say “active role” I also mean protection acts. And keeping in mind the role of computer in the children’s education/formation, parents definitely need a tool to help them in this respect. We have to admit that there is a lot of inappropriate content available on the World Wide Web. No parents want this content to reaches his/her child. That’s why it is important to know everything that children do on the computer in order to protect them against all this threats.

Websites visited, chat conversations with friends could help you prevent bad things from happening.

Keeping in mind that there is always an upper limit to the number of roles people can manage without getting overloaded, it is important to find the appropriate solution to manage each role and its specific activities. When it comes to taking care about your children’s computer activity consider it done!

Computer monitoring software will keep you in touch with every move made on the home computer, even when you are at work.