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Back-to-school anxiety, and how to handle it

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.

 
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Quokka teaches kids to be upstanders (not bystanders) to cyberbullying

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.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | back to school | BYOD
Is BYOD breaking your back-to-school budget?

“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.

 
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How online porn is impacting a generation

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 ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming
Science discovers anti-ageing miracle - and it's right in your own backyard

Having grandchildren can make life worth living. But did you know it can make life last longer?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | Fortnite | discord
Discord: What parents need to know

If your child is obsessed with Fortnite, chances are good he’s also obsessed with DISCORD. Should you be concerned?

 
Parental Controls | online gaming | digital parenting | online addiction | gaming addiction
Video game addiction: A 60 Minutes fact-check

Video game addiction can have serious consequences. But killing brain cells? Really, guys??

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | Fortnite | twitch
Twitch: Should you worry?

What exactly is Twitch? What do parents need to know about how it works, why their kids watch it, and whether to worry?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | online gaming | roblox | sleep
Family Zone: Now blocking Roblox with a single click

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.

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