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Stop ‘sharenting’ and start parenting
Patrice Apodaca - Daily Pilot, 30 August 2019.
The overuse of social media by parents to broadcast content about their kids, is increasingly one of the most hotly discussed and debated cultural trends revolving around the internet.
Parents need to reassure children they value them above devices
Geraldine Walsh - The Irish Times, 2 September 2019.
In order for quality emotional relationships to develop our children need to feel valued and listened to.
Canada: How social media altered the good parenting ideal
Michael Brown - MedicalXPress, 4 September 2019.
Social media has altered perceptions of what good parenting is and may play a role in the reduction in the amount of time kids spend just playing, according to a University of Alberta study.
Excessive screen time is killing children’s imaginations
Sarah Young - Independent, 28 August 2019.
According to a poll of 1,000 nursery workers, almost two-thirds of childcare professionals believe that screens are making children less creative.
Smartphones are disrupting connections between parents and their babies
Annabelle Timsit - Quartz, 31 July 2019.
Parents in rich countries spend a lot more time with their kids today than they did 50 years ago. But phones are increasingly creeping into those interactions, impacting their depth and quality.
How to prepare your children for the online world
Ciara O’Brien - The Irish Times, 25 July 2019.
Worried about what your kids might see on the internet? Don’t shut down – take control.
Jailed mothers: the ‘ terrible damage’ to children
Frankie McCamley - BBC News, 17 June 2019.
About 17,000 children are separated from their mothers every year by the prison system in England and Wales, and some MPs say the courts may be denying the human rights of these children.
A new series to help families spend less time on screens and devices
Róisín Ingle - The Irish Times, 18 June 2019.
Devices may be everywhere, but they don’ t have to take over your summer.
Children who spend two hours a day on smartphones risk ADHD
Laura Donnelly - The Telegraph, 17 April 2019.
A study of 3,500 children found that high levels of screen time were associated with a far greater risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder by the age of five.
Ask children about social media use, psychiatrists urged
BBC News, 30 March 2019.
Psychiatrists are being urged to ask children with mental health issues how long they spend online and what they use social media for.
Why children need screen-free zones at home
The Star (Malaysia), 15 March 2019.
A study has found that bedroom TV led to screen exposure, displacing social interaction that provides stimulation for cognitive (brain), motor (movement), and emotional growth and development, which affects physical growth, brain plasticity, and socio-emotional intelligence.
Online safety for children a growing concern
KTIV Television, 28 February 2019.
With the growth of social media and video becoming widely available on the Internet, keeping tabs on what your children are watching is becoming more and more difficult, and more important.
A German government adviser recommends a ban on smartphones for children
Hamza Shaban - The Washington Post, 15 February 2019.
He says children younger than 14 should not be allowed to use smartphones, citing the danger of exposing young people to sexually explicit images.
Yes, children are in distress, but don’t blame it all on Instagram
Gaby Hinsliff - The Guardian, 8 February 2019.
It’s tempting to look for online causes if those you love are depressed – but in many cases the problem is real life.
Screen time: children advised not to use electronic devices at dinner
Nick Triggle - BBC News, 7 February 2019.
Mobile phones should be banned from the dinner table and bedtimes as part of a healthy approach to devices, the UK’s four chief medical officers have said.
Rewarding children’s behavior with screen time can lead to more screen time
CTV News, 14 January 2019.
A new study advises limits on screen time for children and teenagers to help boost their well-being.
Screen time not intrinsically bad for children
Sarah Boseley - The Guardian, 4 January 2019.
Device use may not be issue if parents supervise other areas of children’s lives, study claims.
Parenting teens in the digital age
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann - US News, 20 December 2018.
Given how much of their lives today’s teens spend online, it’s important to provide practical guidance to protect them from real dangers in the virtual world.
Cybersecurity lessons are vital for children
Steve Rosen - The Star, 19 December 2018.
While there’s no 100% guarantee your child won’t become an identity theft victim, a few basic precautions can improve their odds of staying cyber-safe.
Parents struggle to handle children’s tech habits
BBC News, 19 November 2018.
Parents worry about how excessive mobile use is affecting their children but struggle to tame their tech habits, suggests a survey.
Do your children’s apps give them the hard sell?
Stuart Dredge - The Observer, 11 Novmeber 2018.
Parents’ unwillingness to stump up cash for children’s apps is exposing their offspring to adult ad-sales techniques.
UK: Government tells parents to “put down their phones”
Brendan Carlin - Daily Mail, 11 November 2018.
Education Secretary said parents must cut back on screen time and some ministers raise the alarm over children spending too much time on their phones.
We need to teach children how to be ‘biliterate’
Tanith Carey - The Telegraph, 26 October 2018.
Children are spending much more time reading from screens than the page.
Why having fun on the tablet can be a roadblock for children
The Straits Times, 14 October 2018.
An intrinsic problem with tablets and games is that children do not experience much frustration while playing them.
Parents’ technology use can negatively affect children
Psychiatry Advisor, 24 September 2018.
The researchers found that across all time points, greater child externalizing behavior predicted greater technology interference, via greater parenting stress. Further, technology interference often predicted greater externalizing behavior.
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