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Mean girls on social media: The worst thing - and the best - parents can do to help

It’s a fact. Your daughter is being bullied more often than your son is. So what can you do about it?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Cyber Safety | smartphones | digital parenting
Where is the instruction book?! Talking to my teen about digital risks

Recently my 15-year-old son asked me what I thought was a simple question: “Can I stay with some mates for the weekend out in the country?”

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Excessive Device Usage | Cyber Safety | smartphones
Parents in denial about kids' true screen-time

The average parent underestimates their child’s smartphone screen-time by more than 250%, according to a new survey. It also found that most parents never check their kids’ devices.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | youtube | smartphones | WhatsApp | suicide | self-harm | momo
The Momo challenge- Help for parents

By now you’ve probably heard a lot about the Momo Challenge, a deadly online game that’s been scaring the daylights out of kids - and parents - around the world. The object? To  drive players to self-harm or suicide with the threat of ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | youtube | smartphones | WhatsApp | suicide | self-harm | momo
MOMO unmasked

By now you’ve probably heard a lot about the Momo Challenge, a deadly online game that’s been scaring the daylights out of kids - and parents - around the world. The object? To  drive players to self-harm or suicide with the threat of ...

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | youtube | smartphones | suicide | self-harm
Concerned about YouTube? Here's seven ways to keep your kids safer

You’re concerned about YouTube. But what can you do about it? Plenty, in fact. 

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | smartphones
A smartphone from Santa? The 6 things parents need to consider first

This holiday season, many kids have only a single item on their wishlist: a smartphone. It's a big decision for parents. How can you be sure you're making the right one?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | instagram | Social Media | smartphones | age restrictions
Is your child Insta-ready?

Mum Judi Ketteler admitted she’d caved.  Sustained pester-power from her 9-year-old son finally won the day, and she allowed him to get an Instagram account.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | smartphones | online pornography | sexual assault
Child-on-child sexual assault on the rise

Child-on-child sexual assaults are on the rise “across all education sectors and demographics” in what experts are saying are copycat attacks - as kids re-enact the pornography they’ve viewed online.

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