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Kids consistently exposed to 'stomach-churning' content in 2021

A study that tracked the online activity of nearly six million kids, found 90% of teens and two-thirds of tweens consistently encountered "stomach-churning" messages around drugs, sex, and self-harm.

 
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Now that life is digital, what does 'screen-time' even mean?

In a world where life itself is digital, an expert argues that our ideas about “screen-time” are in serious need of an upgrade.

 
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How free-range parenting works (and doesn't) in the online world

Sure you can trust your child. But can you trust the internet?

 
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Will your child's 'digital hangover' lead to school refusal?

Experts are warning of a coming wave of school refusal - and kids who suffer from a ‘digital hangover’ are at special risk.

 
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Just how safe is that VR headset?

It was THE big-ticket item for many Aussie kids this Christmas. But how safe is that VR headset, - and what can parents do to ensure their kids’ virtual reality adventures stay positive?

 
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You've heard of passive smoking? Meet passive screen-time

With growing awareness of online risks, from body-shaming to problem gaming, we’ve learned to become super-vigilant about our kids’ screen-time.

 
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Mum, I'm BOOOOORED!

Allowing your kids to experience “the presence of an absence” is a parental duty you may never have thought about before. 

 
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Now hear this! The year's awesomest kids' podcasts

Keen to keep a lid on screen-time? Podcasts for kids are here to help.

 
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Emoji countdown: The top ten of 2021

Do you use emoji? Duh! Of course you do - and so do 92% of world’s online population. We all have our personal favourites. But which ones are the world's favourites?

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