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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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Three telltale signs your child needs a screen-time circuit breaker - now!

Experts no longer recommend managing screen-time strictly by the clock. So what should you be doing instead?

 
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Everything you always wanted to know about TikTok ...

It’s the biggest online phenomenon of the year - possibly of any year. It’s also been plagued with controversy over explicit content and privacy issues.

 
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Sure gaming can cause stress. But can it also relieve it?

Online gaming can definitely cause stress and anxiety. But the science shows it can also relieve stress and anxiety. So how does that work?

 
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He's not a predator, mum. He's my boyfriend.

Most of the time, it starts with the most normal-sounding introduction - frequently used with dozens of girls simultaneously. Make sure your daughter isn’t one of them. Here are the lines, and the signs, to watch out for.

 
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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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OnlyFans: What parents need to know

It’s like TikTok, but for sex - and with the promise of easy money thrown in for good measure.

 
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Sick of nagging them about screen-time? Try this instead

Research has uncovered a more effective way of altering screen habits - and it’s all about focusing on everything that ISN'T screen-time.

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