Parental Internet Control Software and Tips

Written by Patrick Kasozi

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Effective at filtering–Doesrepparttar web filtering software strike a good balance between filtering objectionable material and non object ional - not filter too much? The ability to customize sensitivity of filtering by each individual family member is important as well.

Activity reports –Parents should be able to see what their individual family member has been doing onrepparttar 148940 computer. This would include viewing where they have been onrepparttar 148941 Internet, what has been going on in chat rooms, and activity based on other functions withinrepparttar 148942 Internet filtering application.

Foreign language filtering –One ofrepparttar 148943 tricks that teenagers have found to bypass Internet filters is to type inrepparttar 148944 foreign language equivalent of certain keywords. By typing inrepparttar 148945 French, Spanish, or German versions ofrepparttar 148946 word "sex" or "girl" for example, you can easily bypass many filters to view objectionable content.

Individual profiles –Can you create a profile for each family member with different filtering rules?

Notification capabilities –Can you be notified at work or at home that un-authorized access or blocking is occurring?

Negligible response times –Doesrepparttar 148947 Internet filter allow you to accessrepparttar 148948 Internet without noticeable slowdown?

Remote management –Can you change settings, change rules, and change profiles from work or while on vacation withoutrepparttar 148949 installed software? The correct use of Internet filters in harmony with parental controls can makerepparttar 148950 Internet a safe and wonderful experience forrepparttar 148951 family.

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A Resurrection Story

Written by Janette Blackwell

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Now there’s an idea, I thought. And tears came to my eyes.

The hours ofrepparttar afternoon dragged by. My mother lay uncomplaining as I went repeatedly torepparttar 148900 nurses’ station. Yes, they said, her name was onrepparttar 148901 list of those to be picked up for a test.

Two o’clock, three o’clock. Poor Mother had eaten no breakfast or lunch, and soon it would be too late for a dinner tray.

Four o’clock. Stillrepparttar 148902 Anderson daughters crooned to their mother, talked to her, held her hand, stroked her hair. And took turns climbing intorepparttar 148903 hard, narrow hospital bed, snuggling up to her, and holding her tight in loving arms.

Her eyes were open now, as she lay there.

At four-thirtyrepparttar 148904 orderlies came for my mother. She and I spentrepparttar 148905 next two and a half hours inrepparttar 148906 bowels ofrepparttar 148907 hospital. Mother was unable to talk because of a stroke, and I stayed close to give her medical history torepparttar 148908 imaging test technicians.

At seven they wheeled Mother back into her hospital room. And while we were gone a resurrection had taken place.

Mrs. Anderson was sitting up in bed, her eyes open, a smile on her face. Beside her bed were her daughters and, of course,repparttar 148909 grocery store. Plusrepparttar 148910 remains of a dinner tray, which she had apparently sampled.

I was delighted forrepparttar 148911 Anderson daughters. Then my mind returned to my own mother. “She hasn’t eaten for more than twenty-four hours!” I toldrepparttar 148912 nurse indignantly. “And now it’s too late for a dinner tray.”

Thenrepparttar 148913 Anderson daughters kicked in. “We’ve got lots of food over here!” they said joyously. They did indeed.

We settled on crackers and peanut butter fromrepparttar 148914 nurses’ station and a banana fromrepparttar 148915 Anderson daughters. While Mrs. Anderson beamed on us from her bed.

“I was pretty sick for awhile there,” she told me with an embarrassed smile. “Butrepparttar 148916 girls said they needed me.” She gave a loving look to her daughters.

“We do, Mom. We need you! You’re going to get well.” And they returned her loving look.

When I arrivedrepparttar 148917 next day, Mrs. Anderson, her daughters, and her groceries were all gone, and an aide was putting fresh sheets on her empty bed.

“What happened to Mrs. Anderson?” I askedrepparttar 148918 aide, a new one who had witnessed none ofrepparttar 148919 drama ofrepparttar 148920 day before.

“Her? She was released this morning.”

“She was well enough to go home?”

“Apparently. The doctor thought so anyway.”

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