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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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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 ...

 
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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 ...

 
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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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What's your digital parenting style?

While there are as many variations as there are mums and dads, researchers have identified three main digital parenting styles. Which of the three best describes you? And which is most likely to keep your child safe, happy and responsible ...

 
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What kind of digital parent are you?

In the good old days - like 10 years ago - it was still possible to manage screen-time by imposing rigid limits. 

 
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Think you're good at multitasking? Think again.

When's the last time you watched an entire TV program without scrolling through your Facebook feed? Or drilled down into that spreadsheet without taking breaks to check your email?

 
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Instagram for babies: A smart guide for new parents

 

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