Is your child’s sulking, whining, hyperactivity, temper tantrums and becoming easily frustrated linked to YOUR technology use?
Is ‘Technoference’ affecting your parenting? Are you always checking your phone? Do you find it hard to turn it off? Do you check your phone at the dinner table or in restaurants? Are you on your phone at the school gates, trains, coffee shops ? So, the BIG QUESTION IS…. Is your child’s sulking, whining, […]
Parenting In The Digital Age: How To Be An Awesome Parent & Teach Your Kids to Manage their Own Digital Diet.
There’s no denying it. Parenting in the digital age can be extremely tough, no matter how old your child is. Technology is has become a huge part of our everyday lives, and many children today are brought up in an environment surrounded by digital devices such as smartphones and tablets. Keeping up to speed with […]
Parents should be encouraging their children to spend more time online so that they can "save the country", the former head of GCHQ has said.
What do you make of this? Let your kids spend more time online to ‘save the country’, says ex-GCHQ chief Britain lacks cyber skills and is “desperately” short of computer scientists and engineers, warns a former cyberespionage chief. Mr Hannigan, who stood down as the director of Britain’s electronic surveillance agency in January, was responding […]
Try A Device Free Dinner Learn how this one simple step can make a difference. I believe good habits start early – and they start with you ‘Talking & Teaching’ your kids good habits around their use of technology. So just for this week how about going for a #DeviceFreeDinner ?
If you can’t stop checking, clicking, surfing and liking, put your device down and read Adam Alter’s Irresistible, an important, groundbreaking book about why we’re addicted to technology, how we got here, and what we should do next.
I work with lots of parents at the end of their tether about their teenagers use of technology. But what about pausing to ponder our own use? I have to watch my use of Twitter and my constant checking of my iPhone for Instagram, Face Book, LinkedIn updates. If you can’t stop checking, clicking, surfing […]
Is it just me or does it seem like children have lost their ability to entertain themselves free from a screen? You, like me, can probably remember long summer holidays playing made up games outside with friends, riding bikes, playing hopscotch, or building dens in your garden. Now, though, it seems that most kids prefer […]
Is YOUR child at risk? TODDLERS should not be watching any computers or televisions and children under five should have any viewing limited to an hour a day, parents have been warned by a new piece of research. The use of ‘digital nannies’ or as I call them ‘electric babysitters’ such as iPads and laptops […]