Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | digital parenting | multitasking
Think you're good at multitasking? Think again.

When's the last time you watched an entire TV program without scrolling through your Facebook feed? Or drilled down into that spreadsheet without taking breaks to check your email?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | instagram | Social Media | digital parenting
Instagram for babies: A smart guide for new parents

 

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | drugs | advertising
Drug ads on social media are the new normal, study finds

"Before it was a case for youngsters of whether they should really risk it, going on to the street to buy drugs. But now because it's on their feed and on their timeline, many are thinking 'why not?’”

 
Parental Controls | online safety | Social Media
Three safe social messengers for kids

There are lots of good reasons mainstream social media platforms aren’t appropriate for kids under 13. But that doesn’t stop them wanting to connect with friends online.

 
Parental Controls | teen safety | instagram | Social Media | facebook | digital detox
My Sunday social media detox

Recently I came across a guy called Tony Laulu and his organisation Digital Discipline. (OK, I admit it - I found him on Facebook!)

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Social Media | digital parenting
The 7 secrets of great digital parenting

A generation ago, “parenting” wasn’t even a word. (Back then, people simply “raised” kids, like crops or livestock.)

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Social Media
Do we need to scrap the whole notion of "screen-time"?

Some recent research condemns the category “screen-time” as too broad and ill-defined to be meaningful. The World Health Organisation begs to differ. Its new guidelines, released late last month, recommend strict screen-time limits for ...

 
Parental Controls | Social Media | privacy | decoy app
Hide It Pro: A decoy app to look out for

A decoy app is a sneaky on-device tool that lets anybody hide secret photos,  videos and messages, under the cover of an innocent-looking icon. Hide It Pro is one of the most popular - and easiest for parents to spot.

 
Parental Controls | Social Media | facebook | privacy
What kind of social media sucker are you? Take the quiz and find out!

Everybody loves a good Facebook quiz. You know, “Which Game of Thrones character are you?” Which Disney villain Is actually your alter-ego?” “What kind of pet were you in your past life?”

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