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Wireless headphones: What parents need to know

More and more, our kids are using wireless listening devices, whether at home, at school, or on the go. But how safe are they, and what guidelines do experts recommend?

 
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Meet Generation Alpha

Meet Generation Alpha: the first generation to be born into a complex, always-connected world, where the distinctions between “online” and “offline” are almost meaningless. Parenting these kids raises new challenges for mums and dads. How ...

 
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Hoop: The newest Tinder-for-teens app blowing up on Snapchat

Getting kids to share personal info with strangers is the whole point of new dating app Hoop. What could possibly go wrong?

 
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What is "sadfishing" and why are kids doing it?

Sadfishing. The name may be new - but the phenomenon of fishing for sympathy online (and off) is anything but. 

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | online safety | digital wellbeing
More parents are worrying about cyber safety - but what are they doing about it?

A new report suggests many mums and dads are sending their kids mixed messages. 

 
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"If you can mention it, you can manage it"

“If you can mention it, you can manage it.”

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | cyberbullying | online predators | tiktok
Kids are obsessed with TikTok. So are predators.

Instagram and Snapchat are sooo 2019. Today it’s all about TikTok, the Beijing-based streaming app that has upwards of 500 million active users. Problem is, kids aren't the only ones who can’t keep away.

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | Social Media | cyberbullying | back to school | online pornography | classroom management | digital learning
When back to school means back to screens

For more and more Aussie kids, this year’s back-to-school backpack will include a school-mandated device - and more and more of their classroom time will be spent on a screen. How concerned should we be?

 
Parental Controls | Screen time | Mobile Apps | back to school | anxiety | stress | mindfulness
Top tips for managing back-to-school stress - mindfully

“Mindfulness” may not be the first word that springs to mind when you think “back to school.” But a mindful approach could be your best bet for minimising stress.

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