Chances are if you are reading this you have children that spend time on your computer. I cannot begin to tell you how many times, my kids have downloaded one of their games on my computer and totally destroyed it. This article will share with you a few ways you can avoid this from ever happening to you, and save you hundreds of dollars in the process.
Many do not know that you can totally destroy a computer by downloading files from untrusted resources. Viruses and Malware are in the top ten reasons that many PC users have started migrating to Mac computers. Mac’s tend not to be as easily affected by such viruses, pop ups etc.
All that most kids see when they are online are the shiny object that says click here, and they do. Little do they know the dangers that they are inviting into their computers. The devastating part is, many of these viruses may lie dormant until a later date.
Once your computer has become a victim of the evil virus run the chance of loosing everything. I am talking about work files, photos, family videos, the whole sha’banga-bang. If you are one of the few people who has never had to face this situation – consider yourself lucky! The majority of industry experts will charge you hundreds of dollars to recover your personal data and to rid your computer of any of the dangers. This stressful event can be avoided by providing your child with child friendly sites to visit.
If you are going to let your children use your computer (and you should it is an awesome tool) you should make sure that they are only using trusted websites. I am going to share with you in a moment a site that offers everything from educational games to great mind teasers that are geared to help your child’s mind grow.
Many parents make the mistake of not allowing their children to use the Internet. This is a huge mistake since chances are the Internet will play a huge factor in their future. I believe there is a right way and wrong way to do everything. As a parent it is your job to education your child about the online dangers.
Maybe you like the majority of parents feel that you are not tech savvy enough to explain the pros and cons of the Internet to your children. If you find yourself in this category it is not your fault. With a little reading you can quickly catch up, and save the day. I am a firm believer in the saying that it takes a village to raise a child. It is that firm belief that has motivated me to share this information with you. In opens that you too will pay-it-forward. Share it with others, and help in the movement to save our children.
Ok… Enough of my rambling – here is the resource that I promised you that has free games online in a variety of categories.