Xbox offers settings to help you customize your children's access to games, videos and the Xbox LIVE online entertainment service. These tools let you:
To do this, go My Xbox under the Xbox 360 welcome dashboard. Select Family Settings. Or, for Family Pack subscribers, select Family Center, then Family Settings. Turn Console Safety “On.” Create a password and secret security question, and then save your settings. Now you’re ready to customize your settings by choosing Game Ratings, and Exemptions, Movie/TV viewing controls and Manage Time. For more detailed instructions, you can visit http://www.getgamesmart.com/tools/
Console Safety settings apply to everyone, so if an older member of the household wants to play a more mature game or play for a longer period of time, the setting can be temporarily overridden by entering your secret pass code.