Teachers who've been observing concerning changes in students’ wellbeing aren’t imagining things. The constant overstimulation from screens - both at home and at school - is a big reason why. Could mindfulness training help?
Aussie kids are sitting ducks for targeted online ads and privacy pirates, and will remain so until we enact protective legislation.
Our habit of plugging in - whether to music, podcasts or online games - is wreaking havoc with the delicate technology that comes as standard equipment on either side of our heads - aka, our ears.
A new study shows twice as many of us worry more about online bullying than we do about COVID, the economy or crime.
A holiday is a time for your family to connect with one another - and with the real world around you. Yet devices have a way of muscling in to take centre stage. Preventing that takes a bit of advance planning and a little bit of willpower.
Having difficult conversations with our kids is ... well, difficult. And having difficult conversations about staying safe and healthy online is arguably the most difficult parenting feat of them all.
It’s a cultural phenomenon - and if you have a school-aged child, you’ve probably watched it unfold in miniature before your very eyes.
If you have a middle-schooler who loves their devices - and don’t they all? - you need to be across new findings that show that right now is the best time to set limits on screen-time, especially when it comes to bedtime use.
Together with his 12-year-old brother Brady, Fortnite fan Finn Gilbert, aged 10, racked up nearly US$1000 on in-game purchases before they - or their parents - realised what was happening.