The Modern Parent

As an educator, counsellor, speaker, writer and mother to 5, my blog is a merging of the professional and personal experiences to help give parents understanding, strategy and confidence to face the challenges of the modern world.

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Posts by The Modern Parent

Facing the perils of privacy in a digital world

When we think about privacy today, we can probably best sum it up as complicated and constantly changing. The way we interpret privacy. The way […]

Social Media Age Restrictions: Why the system isn’t working

When it comes to allowing young people online and navigating the age restrictions of the social networks,  I have to say it is one of […]

When your child sees online pornography

What should you as a parent do if your child sees online pornography? Ok, its probably not even an ‘if’ anymore…more of a “when”. And […]

Should we be afraid of parenting in a digital world?

In my work helping parents navigate the digital world, I am often known to tread this space with an air of relative positivity. To embrace […]

Apps, Advertising & Grabbing our Kids Attention

Whilst we might think a lot about the content of an app before we download it onto a device, we don’t always think about the […]

The Modern Parents Guide to Live Streaming

Live streaming is fast becoming one of the most popular ways people connect, view content and share to their social media platforms. At the press […]

Reality TV shows: a bit of fun or thriving on a culture of bullying?

It always strikes me as odd, and I guess somewhat disturbing and hypocritical, when I see our morning shows spruiking the “no bullying’ message. They […]

Helping our kids thrive in a screen filled world

So how soon do we need to start thinking about the online lives of our precious offspring? How do we ensure they are getting everything […]

Rules for healthy, happy video gamers

We know that video games often get a bad wrap from media, parents and society as a whole as they lament their intrusion into a […]

The Modern Parents Guide to Apex Legends

New kid on the gaming block is Apex Legends. After amassing a huge following in it’s first weeks, it looks set to give the much […]

Scrolling with intention: getting the best return on our online investment:

Are we worried about the time we spend online? Should we take heed of warnings by media reports and popular articles that put the sole […]

Keeping control online

There are some pretty bad things that can happen online. There are some pretty wonderful and amazing things that can happen online too. There are […]

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