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Are you using screens to manage behaviour?

We may dangle time on devices as a reward - or limit access as a punishment. But does it work as a long-term strategy?

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | school holidays | gaming addiction | phone addiction
Screen-time hangover: The telltale signs your child may over the limit

It’s the eternal question of digital family life: How much screen-time is too much? The answer, say experts, lies in your child's behaviour.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | school holidays | boredom
This holiday season, give them the gift of boredom. (Really!)

Mounting scientific evidence shows kids need boredom to function at their highest levels. How fascinating is that?

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | cyberbullying | digital parenting | connected parenting
The Harvard guide to great 'connected parenting'

Like it or not, we are all “connected parents” now, say Harvard experts Urs Gasser and John Palfrey. But while we shoulder a brand-new portfolio of responsibilities, we can still use traditional parenting strategies to get the job done.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | gaming addiction | gaming disorder | pandemic parenting
Top tips for keeping gaming fun - not feral - this holiday season

Forget the sugar plums. For today’s digital kids, it's visions of a shiny-new XBox, PlayStation or Nintendo Switch that dance 'round their heads.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | pandemic parenting
What keeps digital parents up at night

Sexual content online is parents’ biggest concern for their kids, a new study has found, amid growing demand for a “one-stop shop” to keep children safe online.

 
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Holiday screen-time you can feel good about

Cyber experts recommend their top fave screen-time activities - guaranteed to keep kids of all ages happy, safe and focused during the holidays. 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | Social Media | digital disobedience
But it slows down my internet! ... and other myths we hear from kids

Kids can be very clever when trying to persuade mum and dad that parental controls are a bad idea. Here are the facts you need to know - and share.

 
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Digital defiance: How to keep your cool when kids break the rules

Digital rules are a bit like smartphone screens. Sooner or later, they’re going to get smashed. The important thing is how you handle the repairs.

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