Originally Posted by Momma_bear
We don't use monitoring software for the kids. We prefer to allow our kids to prove to us that they can use technology responsibly. We have had a few bumps along the way but we have dealt with them face to face not by relying on a software program.
My son has a lap top. If he's on it he's usually right here by me in the office on his half of the desk - I can look any time to see what he's doing. If he's not here, he's usually sitting next to me on the couch or at least somewhere where I can walk up any time.