Phyllis Sather - Unashamedly Promoting Net Nanny Tags: children Christian decisions Homeschool internet safety Parenting safety

We have used Net Nanny for years - even before it was known as Net Nanny and was Conflict Watch.

Be sure to read to the end for a great resource:

The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet

We have used Net Nanny for years - even before it was known as Net Nanny and was Conflict Watch. I've had several opportunities to contact them and always found their tech support to be adequate, but just recently I found myself in a position where I "really, really" needed their help. I was weary and frustrated and had tried everything I knew to avoid having to call them.

I got out the phone number and steadied myself for the “wait” on the phone. There was only a small phone tree, which was easy to interpret, and I quickly got into line to wait my turn. In just a couple of minutes, the cheerful voice of a real person asked how she could help me.

She seemed knowledgeable and quickly got to the source of my problem, walked me through the parts I didn’t understand, but it didn’t fix my problem. She said she would e-mail me some instructions so I could send her information on my computer and hung up. Right! I’ve seen these instructions before. You have to be a graduate of MIT to get past the first step.

But no, her e-mail was concise and just a couple of short steps later I had sent her the information. Within an hour she called me back and we took another look at my problem. It was still a mystery why things were not working, but she suggested several options, and was very patient with me as I tried to keep up with her instructions.

Long story short, she was able to resolve my issues—not real quick, but she didn’t give up and worked with me at a level and pace that I could understand and implement.

Why can’t all tech help be so… ah, helpful?

Got a computer story to tell? Good tech help? Bad tech help? — put it in the comments.

From a reader:

You mentioned Net Nanny and I wanted to share my gratitude concerning your work on promoting online child safety.

I want to suggest you share an important guide which came out last week. I found it was very thorough on child safety online:

The Ultimate Parent Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet

They summarized each section with actionable items for the parent/teacher which is very helpful.

Thank you, Madeline, for sharing this valuable information with us.

Finding Joy in the Journey,

Phyllis

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COMMITMENT IS NEVER EASY Tags: commitment plans seek the Lord

“BASICALLY, IF YOU COMMIT TO NOTHING, YOU’LL BE DISTRACTED BY EVERYTHING.”  PETER MARSHALL IN AN ARTICLE BY JAMES CLEAR

  • Commitment makes all the difference.
  • I’ve found this to be so true – at least of myself.
  • Without my “to do” list I tend to wander aimlessly, wondering what I should do next.
  • Any number of things can prevent me from what I should be doing.

“IF YOU DON’T KNOW WHERE YOU’RE GOING, ANY ROAD WILL GET YOU THERE.” – LEWIS CARROLL

  • Not only can we waste days, but without the commitment to a clear direction, we can waste years.
  • Just putting in our time is not why the Lord put us on this earth.
  • He has a plan for each of us – “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”Jeremiah 29:11
  • It is our job to seek the Lord to find out what those plans are so that we can accomplish his desires for our lives. “Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near.”Isaiah 55:6
  • I haven’t found a better way than to get together yearly as a family to pray, seek the Lord, and discuss what we think He is saying to us.
  • This is what our book Purposeful Planning is all about.

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AS YOU APPROACH EASTER WEEK… Tags: family Easter resurrection

What thoughts are crossing your mind?

  • Planning a big meal for family or friends can easily consume our thoughts.
  • Cleaning your house can do that too.

Wherever your thoughts are, I’d like to invite you to step back, rest awhile, and take another look at the cross.

Most Christians have at least one cross — a necklace, or perhaps one on the wall. I have one particularly beautiful one that is hand carved.

  • But the cross Christ hung on was anything but beautiful.
  • Both Christmas and Easter present me with a two-sided-coin —
  • I’m glad Christ was born, but He had to leave the Father to come and live among sinful man.
  • I’m grateful that He was willing to pay for my sin, but I shudder at the gruesome death He had to die.

As we prepare to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior, I encourage you to read the following article by John Piper. It has helped me to focus on the real reason we celebrate and I think it will help you too.

THE MOST SPECTACULAR SIN EVER COMMITTED
BY JOHN PIPER DESIRING GOD

The most spectacular sin that has ever been committed in the history of the world is the brutal murder of Jesus Christ—the morally perfect, infinitely worthy, divine Son of God. That begs the question, “Which sin in the murder was the most spectacular?”

Was it the driving of the nails? The thrusting of the spear? The expediency of Pilate? The mockery of Herod? The weaving of the thorns and pushing them down on his head with glee? Peter’s denial? The abandonment of all the Twelve? Or Judas, who kissed him for 30 pieces of silver?

If you forced me to chose one of those it would be Judas, because of the combination of evils in the heart of Judas. He held the money bag and he was called a thief (John 12:6). His love of money was so great that he betrayed a man that he had lived with for three years, the very Son of God.  Read more…

Once again I want to welcome the new members of this group and wish you all a blessed Easter.

 

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