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It is not possible to shield your child from every bad influence, but you can equip them to make smart choices when they encounter them. We’ll be talking through how to respond to the dangers of the internet and devices in a caring, Christlike, and confident manner.

 

Online Resources:

●      AXIS (axis.org) - Parent Guides

Axis provides biblical teen parenting resources designed to connect parents, teens, and Jesus in a disconnected world, one conversation at a time.

●      Protect Young Eyes (protectyoungeyes.com)

An excellent resource to help families, schools, and churches create safer digital spaces, including a private learning community where you can "go slow" and learn with other, like-minded families.

●      Parental Control tutorials show you how to navigate to safe settings on numerous apps and devices.

●      Protect: Internet Safety app: bite-sized lessons and videos simplify complex digital subjects and respect your busy schedule.

 

Books:

●      Glow Kids by Nicholas Kardaras

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids - and How to Break the Trance

●      Good Pictures, Bad Pictures by Kristen A. Jenson

Porn-Proofing Today's Young Kids

●      The Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch

Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place

 

Tools & Devices:

●      Bark (bark.us)

Advanced content monitoring for your child’s devices. They also have a customizable kid’s phone with text and social media monitoring built-in.

●      Gabb (gabb.com)

A range of products (including cell phones & smart watches) that keep kids safe while still connecting them to friends and family.

●      Gryphon (gryphonconnect.com)

A router designed to protect kids from adult websites & excessive device usage. Secure the entire home from hackers, malware, & privacy threats.

  

Web Filtering:

●      Clean Browsing (cleanbrowsing.org)

Protect kids from adult websites & excessive device usage, while securing the entire home from hackers, malware, & privacy threats.

●      Covenant Eyes (covenanteyes.com)

Designed for older teens (and adults) to teach skills on monitoring their own behavior through accountability.