Tears, tummy-aches, tantrums on Monday morning are tough for parents to handle. But they’re even harder on kids suffering from anxiety at back-to-school time.
Kim Maslin is an author and digital technologies educator whose colourful kids' books read like Aesop's fables for the digital age - teaching children values, manners and balance around their use of screen technology.
“Schools tell families what digital devices to buy for the start of term, and parents scrimp, save, borrow and beg to buy them,” observes consumer affairs commentator Rob Stock on New Zealand news site stuff.co.nz.
He was only in Year 12 but had already been struggling for many years with pornography. In his own words, he believed himself to be addicted. Over the years, he told me, the material he was viewing gradually became more and more intense ...
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One of today's most popular online games - Roblox - is also one of the most risky. Family Zone can help you manage those risks by setting boundaries, or blocking the app completely, without affecting other games.