Internet Safety for Children

Protect your children online

ChildrenMany websites allege a good way to increase safety for children on line is to talk to them.   We agree communications is an excellent way to establish guidelines for children. However, think about that for a moment.  And, remember when you were a child, most children discussed things with their parents they felt their parents would approve of.

If you have kids you’d like to protect on-line please scroll to the bottom of this page.  To ensure you’ve read all the information Grandma SN has provided.  And, for your use in  protecting your kids on-line.

We live in an era with a need for information. And the Internet is a great place for children to get answers for their curious minds. In addition to viewing websites you approve of, the Internet offers your child:

  • The opportunity to become computer literate
  • To review websites that could lead him into a career he is passionate about
  • And allow him to review everything he or she wants to learn about.

Most experts agree, the earlier you start your child using computers, the better.   Help Grandma SN provide the kiddies with a list of places they might like to visit.  And you can do your part by taking whatever steps are necessary to prevent their use of websites intended for adult, or other than childhood viewing.  Be certain to go over this list of safety tips with your child to be certain he knows how to stay safe on line:


  1. Guardians should research software designed to filter online content.  Browsers like, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer and others offer features to block material considered objectionable to children.
  2. Some websites offer parental controls.  You should immediately learn to use them, if there is content online you are uncomfortable having your children review.  Its better to be safe than sorry when it comes to their safety.
  3. Predators use the Internet to communicate with children. And, determine they are kids through pictures on e-mail, memberships in social networks, and other means. Adults should ensure Children are warned to never surrender private or personal information online. Or to share pictures of themselves, the family or their home address. And, under no circumstance should they meet with anyone they met online. 
  4. Children should be instructed to never open e-mails from unknown sources, especially those including attachments. Attachments may contain viruses, malware and other things that can damage the family computer.
  5. Nothing on-line is completely private so children must be warned to be careful of what they write or share on-line. A child could cause a parent to be blindsided by unexpected legal action for bullying or sending threatening communications to someone you may not even know.
  6. First, be certain your child is aware of the dangers of lying about his age to get into social networks.  For example, Facebook spends millions of dollars trying to keep its site clean. But, there is still nudity, pornography, romance scams and other things most children are not ready for.  
  7. Children must be made to feel comfortable to discuss concerns they may have about their ventures onto the Internet directly with you.  Because if they fear discipline they may never discuss it with you.

Learn more about protecting everyone online

After reading Grandma SN’s suggestions for protecting children, won’t you please take a moment to review the rest of our website.  We also offer seven suggestions each for Internet safety for Teens, Adults, and Senior Citizens. But the most attractive feature of this website is Grandma SN’s list of recommended websites and blogs to visit and her list of not recommended list of Websites you may want your kids teens and seniors to avoid.  

Email us at with your ideas for Internet safety for every member of the family and include your opinion of websites you feel are worth visiting and those that aren’t.  When 75  of our visitors recommend or criticize content and images on a website or a blog, it’ll be added to one of Grandma SN’s lists.

Internet Safety for Teens    Internet Safety for Adults     Internet Safety for Seniors