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Five easy ways to make screen-time healthier and more satisfying

It's not just how much screen-time we use. It's the way we use it.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | online safety | anxiety | homeschooling | online learning
"Never let a good crisis go to waste"

Winston Churchill’s famous observation - made during the bleakest days of World War II - have a lot to teach us today, as we grapple with the new normal of self-isolation and social distancing.

 
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Juggling screen-time in the Age of Coronavirus, and other feats of extreme parenting

Chances are good both you and your partner are now working from home - and quite possibly trying to home-school the kids at the same time. We’re all more housebound right now  - seeing fewer friends and family and enjoying fewer outings.

 
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Managing screen-time when everybody's stuck at home

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, schools have closed in more than 70 countries. Australia is not yet one of them. But infectious disease experts warn it’s a case of when, not if. 

 
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She's still struggling to get her son to sleep through ... and he's 17.

Research shows that the rate of sleep disorders among teens has nearly doubled since 2013. Experts say social media and phone use is significantly to blame.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | back to school | anxiety | stress | mindfulness
Top tips for managing back-to-school stress - mindfully

“Mindfulness” may not be the first word that springs to mind when you think “back to school.” But a mindful approach could be your best bet for minimising stress.

 
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Limit screen-time and limit anxiety: Study

New research shows that teens logging higher-than-average time on social media, TV and computers will show more severe signs of anxiety - but video gaming will have no discernible effect.

 
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Back-to-school anxiety, and how to handle it

Tears, tummy-aches, tantrums on Monday morning are tough for parents to handle. But they’re even harder on kids suffering from anxiety at back-to-school time.

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