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Is your child ready for a cellphone?
Devorah Heitner - The Washington Post, 17 December 2019.
Getting your child a smartphone — or any connected device — is a huge turning point. It gives them access to the entire digital world — good and bad — and will put them at the center of a powerful communication hub.
Too much screen time? Here's how to dial back
Christina Caron - The New York Times, 12 December 2019.
Sticking to a new routine can stop your children from becoming screen zombies.
Did moms exist before social media?
Kathryn Jezer-Morton - New York Times, 5 December 2019.
How the “mamasphere” went from scrappy blogs to multi-platform personal brands in the past decade.
Early exposure to digital devices leads to behavioural issues
Rachel Phua - Channel News Asia, 12 November 2019.
It does so by interfering with the amount and quality of their sleep, said the study conducted by researchers from the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the National University of Singapore.
China bans children from late-night gaming to combat addiction
Lily Kuo - The Guardian, 7 November 2019.
Under-18s barred from playing between 10pm and 8am and are allotted 90 minutes a day during the week.
Helping keep children safe in a mobile world
Rachael Zimlich - Contemporary Pediatrics, 1 November 2019.
Children are highly susceptible to advertising, and it’s getting more difficult to recognize advertising for what it is and protect children from it.
More than half of US Children now have a smartphone
Anya Kamenetz - NPR, 3 October 2019.
The findings highlight the myriad ways young people are using their devices.
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.
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