We may dangle time on devices as a reward - or limit access as a punishment. But does it work as a long-term strategy?
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.
Mounting scientific evidence shows kids need boredom to function at their highest levels. How fascinating is that?
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.
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.
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.
Our cyber experts recommend their top fave screen-time activities - guaranteed to keep kids of all ages happy, safe and focused during the holidays.
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.
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.