Being able to identify the trustworthiness of information is an important concern for everyone. Yet the sheer volume of material online and the speed at which it travels has made this an increasingly challenging task. Platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & TikTok provide a loudspeaker to anyone who can attract followers, no matter what their […]
Here are some tips to help you navigate AI safely, embracing the good bits but being aware of the dangers.
Children are already interacting with AI technologies in many different ways they are embedded in toys, virtual assistants, video games, and adaptive learning software. Algorithms provide recommendations to children on what videos to watch next, what news to read, what music to listen to and who to be friends with. Here are some tips to […]
When does screentime become unhealthy – what are the guidelines and how can you ‘Talk & Teach’ your kids to find that balance between enjoying their iPad and playing outside? Many parents believe that technology and gadgets are essential for their child’s development, but it can quickly and easily get out of hand can’t it? How do […]
Teaching Tolerance – an important value in an angry world. Race, class, gender and kids’ conversations.
This is a tough subject that many parents are shying away from, and it’s not about the birds and the bees! A new study by the researchers at Sesame Street indicates a majority of parents may not be having a conversation about race, class, or ethnicity with their kids, the factors that make up […]
Raising gender-aware kids involves fostering their understanding and respect for gender diversity, challenging traditional gender stereotypes, and promoting equality and inclusivity. Here are some tips to help you raise gender-aware children: Start early: Begin conversations about gender with your children from a young age. Teach them that gender is not limited to binary categories but […]
Saying “No” to your kids is such a simple word but so many parents find it difficult to incorporate it into their discipline strategies – it’s about feeling confident in your own ability as a parent so then the ability to say “no” becomes a powerful behaviour shaping tool in your parenting toolkit! Parents […]