Screen Time

Best of the Web: School lunches and the pressure to impress, and more

School lunch box stress, giving kids a 'healthy digital diet', and ideas to bully-proof kids.


Why the kids should see this

It's the curated video website for kids that makes them say 'wow'. Michael Broadstock talks with Rion Nakaya, creator of The Kid Should See This.


Educating our kids to thrive online

We can help young people to live well online through character education, writes Tom Harrison.


Parenting with nature in mind

With the holiday season upon us, many parents face the return of screen time battles. But, writes psychologist Megan de Beyer, surrendering to nature might just be what you and your teen need.


Are you still watching? Screen time tips from the eSafety Commissioner

The hit show Squid Game shows the need to check what your child is watching, writes the eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant.


Best of the Web: Tips for parenting teens on screens, and more

Useful ideas to mange your teen's screen time, Lego removing gender stereotypes, and expert advice to help maintain children's mental health.


Best of the Web: 6 ways to help with parental burnout, and more

Strategies for parents to cope with burnout, the benefits of connecting emotionally with your kids, and why video games should be used in the classroom.


Kids and exercise: Why we’ll need to make sure they’re on track

With increased screen time and a decline in physical activity among children during lockdowns, we'll need to monitor what happens next, write Tim Olds, Carol Maher and Verity Booth.


Top 10 child health problems: What Australian parents think

A recent RCH National Child Health Poll found that excessive screen time was the number one child health concern, with 57 per cent of Australian parents rating it as a big problem.