Parental Controls | online predators | digital parenting | online chat | smartphone
Paying attention to screen-time and ADHD

If your teen is constantly online, it may simply be a sign of the times. But it might also be a red flag for deeper issues.

 
Parental Controls | online predators | digital parenting | online chat | smartphone
Monkey see, monkey doN'T!

A new video chat app invites kids to send 15-second videos to strangers. What could possibly go wrong?

 
Parental Controls | digital parenting | screen hygiene | smartphone | FOMO
Looking for an antidote to FOMO? Say hello to JOMO

Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) is so five minutes ago. Today, the cool kids are all excited about JOMO. Recently popularised by - of all people - the CEO of Google, JOMO is shorthand for the Joy of Missing Out.

 
Parental Controls | digital parenting | smartphone | dads
What every dad needs to know about phubbing

Yep. Phubbing.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Cyber Safety | Social Media | facebook | digital parenting | privacy
Make Facebook safe again

A raft of recent scandals has called into question Facebook’s commitment to user privacy. But while the platform plays Whack-a-Mole with allegations of unethical data harvesting, what’s a user to do?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Cyber Safety | Social Media | facebook | digital parenting | privacy | hashtag
Why Am I Sharing This?

With online privacy on everybody’s minds these days - thank you, Mr. Zuckerberg - what better time for parents to consider the consequences of what experts are calling “oversharenting”?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Cyber Safety | snapchat | Social Media | digital parenting
What on earth is a "Snapstreak"?

Snapchat.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Cyber Safety | Gaming | digital parenting
The good news about digital play

“Play is the work of the child,” observed famed educator Maria Montessori.

 
Parental Controls | Cyber Safety | parenting | smartphones | schools | digital parenting | back to school | online pornography
To ban, or not to ban? That is the question.

The national conversation around cyberbullying gathered intensity this week with calls for a total ban on smartphones in schools making front-page headlines across Australia.

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