That’s the conclusion of a new Australian study that found kids were likely to gain weight and lose fitness during school holiday periods.
Living in a connected world makes it easier - and harder - to decide.
Scratch your head all you like, but there’s no denying the hypnotic power of the unboxing YouTube video for a generation of digital children. Experts explain - or try to!
Do you find you skim where you used to, well, read? Welcome to the club. Reading in the age of social media has retrained our brains - and our attention spans - to take text in snack-sized bites. But the good news is, you can increase ...
When both parents are working over the holidays, how the heck are you supposed to manage screen-time?
Last year's summer holidays posed big dangers for kids online. Even when they didn’t go looking for trouble, Family Zone figures show, trouble came looking for them. This year’s numbers are expected to go even higher.
Experts are 100% in agreement on this one. The most effective “parental control tool” is open communication. But how, exactly? We've hunted down the top tips for getting it right - and school holidays is the perfect time to start.
Are three hours a day on screens damaging your child’s brain? How about six hours a day? And what if they’re online pretty well constantly?
The long lazy days of holidays are just around the corner. Don’t let screen-time battles get in the way of your kids’ good times - or yours either ;)