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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.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | esafety | digital parenting | technology-facilitated online abuse
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.

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | digital parenting | bedtime | digital wellness | growing up digital
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. 

 
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 | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | teens on social media | mental health | tweens
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”? 

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | teens on social media | mental health | tweens
How technology is - and isn't - affecting your child's mental health

What do we know about the impact of digital technology on the mental health of our children? And how has the global pandemic intensified those effects? A new report identifies the key findings from a growing body of research, points to ...

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | digital parenting | privacy | data mining | doxxing
Doxxing: What it is, and how to prevent it

Fanatical Taylor Swift fans vowed to get their revenge on a music critic whose review of her new album was insufficiently ecstatic. They posted the writer’s address and phone number on Twitter - resulting in an avalanche of online abuse ...

 
Cyber Bullying | Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | sleep | digital parenting | instant gratification | effortful control | self regulation | cognitive arousal
Screens, sleep and self-regulation: Which kids are most at risk?

We are learning more every day about the impact of screen-time on our children’s minds and bodies - and that includes the link between screen use and sleep quality.

 
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Pre-pandemic, I was a parenting expert. Now I know better

Anya Kamenetz used to be so sure about what parents needed to do about screen-time. But that was B.C. - Before Coronavirus. 

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