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Which is a bigger worry for parents: COVID or cyberbullying?

A new study shows twice as many of us worry more about online bullying than we do about COVID, the economy or crime.

 
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How NOT to talk to your child about online safety

Having difficult conversations with our kids is ... well, difficult. And having difficult conversations about staying safe and healthy online is arguably the most difficult parenting feat of them all.

 
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The 'alarming new normal' in online harm - and how to tackle it

Online harm and abuse were supercharged in 2020 - setting the scene for an “alarming new normal.”

 
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Keeping it kind on social media: A primer for parents

Good behaviour on social media isn’t an instinct - it’s a skillset. Let’s help our kids acquire it by first examining our own sharing practices.

 
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'Internet Banging': When peer pressure goes viral

‘Internet banging’ is triggering a wave of violence in schools and the wider community. Find out what it is, and how it works. 

 
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Instagram is coming for our kids

A child-friendly version of Instagram promises to “help kids keep up with their friends, discover new hobbies and interests, and more!” But beyond the spin, what will it really mean for our children?

 
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The secret digital lives of Aussie teens

How many of us really know what our kids are experiencing online? New research from the eSafety Commissioner pulls back the virtual curtain. 

 
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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.

 
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Teach your kids empathy now - prevent bullying later

“He never cries at movies or is concerned if his friends are hurt. But he’s a boy, so I’m not worried.”

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