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I thought I was a good digital parent ... til the night it all came crashing down

I work in the field of cyber safety. So doing what I do and knowing what I know, I was pretty sure I was doing a good job setting screen-time boundaries with my four boys as well as having open conversations with them. Until the day it all came crashing down.

 
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The good news about digital play

“Play is the work of the child,” observed famed educator Maria Montessori.

 
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How social media are swallowing your kids' games

Think cyberbullying is something that only happens on Snapchat and Instagram? Think again. According to a government report, 200,000 Aussie kids a year are being bullied while playing multiplayer online games.

 
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Gamer today, gambler tomorrow?

In Melbourne Cup week, the whole nation takes a punt. But that’s not the only high-stakes action around.  Here’s the tip: New research is showing children who are gamers are more likely to become gamblers. What are the odds your son or ...

 
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Christmas Apps plus Elf on the Shelf

A little review on Santa's little helper in time for Christmas and the School Holidays This week one of our resident Mums at Family Zone,  Jess,  has reviewed Elf on the Shelf and a few other super fun game apps for your kids to play ...

 
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The 5 Real Costs of Online Gaming

With Christmas Holidays approaching, you can safely bet the gamers in your family will be spending bulk time online. Gaming has always been a popular activity among young people, today however, online gaming is far increasing in popularity ...

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