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Physical safety - or online safety: Which worries parents most?

A new survey of 2000 mums and dads with school-age children found overwhelming agreement: It’s harder than ever to let kids be kids.

 
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Trauma dumping 101: What is is, and why it hurts

Sharing trauma without permission, in an inappropriate place and time, to someone who may not have the capacity to process it. That’s trauma dumping.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online predators | digital parenting | child pornography | child exploitation | child predator | Whisper
Pssst. I have a secret ... 'Whisper' is a predator's dream

Kids sharing their deepest, darkest secrets with sympathetic strangers online? What could possibly go wrong?

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | digital parenting | parenting style
What's your digital parenting style?

Digital parenting styles are a definite thing - and in a world where online learning is here to stay, the style you adopt is more important than ever.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | instagram | suicide | eating disorders | body image
Yes, the 'gram can be risky for teens. Here's how to keep it healthy.

Instagram can be dangerous territory for vulnerable teen girls. But you can ensure a healthier experience with these expert tips. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | sexting | teens on social media | drugs | emoji
Crack your teen's secret emoji code

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But which words may not always be clear … especially when it comes to teens and emojis. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | stress | moderation | Goldilocks Principle
The Goldilocks Principle: How much screen-time is 'just right'?

How much screen-time is “just right” for your child? Applying the Goldilocks Principle to children’s device use means figuring out where their individual sweet spot lies: not too much, not too little, but just right. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | voiceprint | biometrics | voice profiling
'This call may be recorded ... ' The scary truth about voice profiling

The automated message “this call may be recorded for training purposes” is all too familiar to most of us. But few are aware that those words conceal a darker purpose - or that an Orwellian revolution in voice-profiling is just around the ...

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online addiction | gaming addiction | dopamine | phone addiction | smartphone addiction | porn addiction
It's not the device - It's the dopamine

In a new book, a leading psychiatrist argues we are all addicts now -  with the smartphone the “modern-day hypodermic needle.” Are there ways to get clean without becoming a total tech hermit? You bet!

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