Screen Time

Best of the Web: the viral ad helping parents talk to their kids about pornography, and more…

The viral video from New Zealand helping parents on the issue of kids watching pornography, why it's okay to cry in front of your children, encouraging emotional intelligence in boys, and the new approach to screen to time during COVID-19.


Online gaming webinar for parents and carers, from eSafety

Most children have played an online game - how can you make sure they are safe? Find out by joining a free webinar from the eSafety Commissioner.


Best of the Web

Let kids learn through play, Four Corners on 'digi kids', Big Bird interview as Sesame Street turns 50, and more


Worried about young people and technology? Try talking to them

There's growing unease about the technology use of young people. As a starting point, we should ask them what they think, writes Aine Maher.


Best of the Web: Screen Time has Little Impact on Teens, Teach Kids Critical Thinking, and Harmful Anti-Bullying Programs

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.


Technoference: the Habit Parents should Drop

Is your child competing for attention with your mobile phone? Here are seven tips to reduce screen time and increase family time, from Sheri Madigan, Thomas Browne and Rachel Eirich


Best of the Web: Teens Who Don’t Read Books, and more…

Concern over teenagers reading less, imagine a family life without devices, amd how to teach kids what news to trust.


Listening and Asking: What I’ve Learnt About Parenting

Michael Broadstock reflects on how the Feuerstein approach to children's thinking and learning has had a big impact on his parenting - and what he discovered on a walk with the kids.


Kids and Screen Time: Why Parents Should ‘Drop the Guilt’

A new book urges parents to 'embrace the good' that screens can offer. We speak to the author Anya Kamenetz.