For the most part, I’m of the opinion that a little bit of minor mischief is harmless, and perhaps even character building, as long as they come out relatively unscathed.But if you’re interested in sheltering your child, there’s an equally lavish smorgasbord of parental control and net nannying tools at your disposal.Using this information, we’ll track who was looking at what. Blocking sites and services on your router restrict access to certain websites or activity on certain ports.Here, we see that all the activity is coming from 192.168.1.6. This is a rock solid way to police web activity because it can’t be circumvented from a computer.This process is better because it prevents them from using a browser with an If only there were some gateway that stood between your house and the World Wide Web…oh wait, there is. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to retrieve the web traffic log from a NETGEAR WPN824v2 router and how to block individual websites for selected computers in your house—all without installing a single piece of software on your kid’s computer.Note: If you have a NETGEAR router, the steps will probably be similar, but may vary slightly.Either way, the email will usually show up in your Spam folder, so be sure you filter it correctly.What I suggest doing, rather than actively blocking sites, is to set yourself up a Gmail filter that scans your logs for certain keywords and then stars them.
They could use proxy sites, but that’s a pain in the butt and easily picked up on if you look at the logs.Using the E-mail tab, you can have your router email you the logs on a daily/weekly/hourly basis or each time someone tries to access a blocked website.Or, you can send the logs manually from the Logs page.In this case, I don’t want to block myself from these sites, just my untrustworthy kids.Remember that my IP address is 192.168.1.6, so we can punch it in here to give us full access.