Parents today face a daunting challenge to teach their children to navigate the World Wide Web with wisdom and discretion. On this post, we hope to equip CHS parents with resources to assist you in discipling your children for God’s purposes armed with the truth.
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Say Certain Things
▪ What should I do when I see pornography? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNeYQA3ZeX8
▪ Go over the family digital code of conduct and sign it as a family http://www.digitalkidsinitiative.com/files/2012/01/family_covenant.pdf
▪ Create an acceptable smartphone contract https://www.teensafe.com/blog/creating-an-acceptable-smartphonecontract
▪ Collect phones before kids go to bed.
Guard Your Children
▪Keep internet devices out of their bedroom.
▪Talk to parents of friends where your kids are spending time.
▪Stall opendns.com on your home router –Explanation of how to install it: https://support.opendns.com/hc/en-us/articles/228006487
▪Don’t allow them to add/delete apps until 16 yrs. old.
▪Go to bottom of youtube.com and click “Yes” to restricted mode
Obey the same rules: Kids love to imitate
▪Model for them what you want to see!