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'But Mum, Everybody Has TikTok!' What Parents of Tweens Need to Know

On the fence about TikTok for your tween? These five facts might help you decide.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | online safety | Social Media | digital parenting | online pornography
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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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 | esafety | digital parenting | resilience | grit | nature play
The six habits of highly successful parents

If only kids came with instructions, like a new appliance or an Ikea bookcase. But, alas, we are not that lucky.

 
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When domestic violence goes online - and kids get caught in the crossfire

What experts call "technology-facilitated domestic abuse" is on the rise across Australia, with worrying impacts for children.

 
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Can you guess how many devices the average Aussie kid owns?

A new study highlights the ambivalence Aussie parents feel about the promise - and the threat - of technology in the lives of their children. 

 
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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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As schools reopen, a disturbing "new normal" is putting kids at risk

Q: Since when did primary school become a place where your child could be bullied into sending nude photos - or receive hate-filled messages like “I am going to F-ing kill you”? 

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