Building kids self esteem for greater digital wellbeing

As so much of a young persons social world revolves around their online feeds and connections, it is any wonder that likes and comments soon […]

Tellonym app: what parents should know

Tellonym is another app doing the rounds, part of a growing list of anonymous question and answer feedback apps.  Tellonym has been around since 2016 […]

Helping kids thrive online

What are some of the fundamental principles our kids need to really thrive online? Those beliefs and values and parenting practices that don’t even require […]

Taming technology for toddlers and preschoolers: getting it right early

Taming technology for a toddler or preschooler is fast getting up there with toilet training and tantrums as one of the many challenges of modern […]

Lessons we can learn from ‘The Hunting’

  The recent SBS series The Hunting, highlighted the devastation caused by a nude photo scandal and the subsequent ripple effect this had on the […]

How much screentime is too much? Ask these questions instead

When it comes to our children’s use of the screens the focus for many is to look at issues of overuse and concentrate on ways […]

Playing Video Games: unravelling some common myths

The Interactive and Gaming Network (IGEA) have once again released a report of their research findings on how, why and by whom, video games are […]

Video Games are Not Heroin….. what the science really tells us

In a New York Times article from back in 2016, we read the headlines “We now know that those iPads, smartphones and Xbox’s are a […]

Intentional scrolling: 20 better things to do on your device

Could we all get a little more intentional with our scrolling and find some better ways to spend our time on our phone, tablet or […]

Raising a Good Kid in a Digital World

So what does it really take to raise a good kid in the digital world? After working in this space for over 10 years (and […]

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 […]

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