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'Tis the season for email scams. Here's how not to get caught.

Life is complicated enough. Do you really need more than one email address? 

 
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Digital grounding: Should you ban screens as a punishment?

Roughly eight in ten parents use "digital grounding" as a discipline strategy. But how effective is it as a way to make kids behave?

 
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It's "normal" to talk to randoms online, kids say

Interacting with strangers is an alarmingly regular occurrence among today’s schoolkids, a new study has found - while online sexual harassment has become the new normal for our girls. 

 
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Screen-time, smoking and chronic disease: What every Year 7 parent needs to know

A new Australian study finds today's Year 7s at increased risk for later health problems - and too much screen-time is a key factor.

 
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Too much? Or waaaaay too much? Expert advice on slaying the teen screen-time dragon

If every kid is different - and screen-time can mean almost anything - how can parents ever  find the screen-time sweet spot? An expert weighs in with a method that can help.

 
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Wait - so screen-time is 'harmless' now?

A recent study made headlines for suggesting screen-time harms were overrated. But a deeper dive reveals some serious flaws in the evidence.

 
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How gaming could take your child's future to the next level

As parents, we may equate gaming with mindless, repetitive, passive screen-time. In fact, today’s most popular games really challenge kids to develop vital life skills.

 
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'I think I can, I think I can': The power of self-efficacy

Belief in one's ability to succeed is the foundational mindset for a wide range of positive traits.

 
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Kids who stand up to cyberbullying can save lives

Student peers are generally the perpetrators of cyberbullying, but they are also “often the first line of defense to bullying,” a new report finds. 

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