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Start the rules early to stop screen addicts
Sarah Carey - The Times, 18 April 2018.
Take it from a parent who has learnt from experience: setting time limits must be the first thing you do, not the last.
What parents, children should look out for to prevent online crimes
Nick STturdivant - Fox, 11 April 2018.
The world is their oyster in terms of where people are on social media. It’s important for every parent to be plugged in.
Stop sending children social media notifications during the night
Olivia Rudgard - The Telegraph, 22 March 2018.
An expert says it is “bonkers that children are treated exactly the same online as adults are”.
UK: Minister wants time limits for children on social media
ITV News, 10 March 2018.
Matt Hancock said the negative impact on young people from too much screen time is a “genuine concern”. There is more to be done on the issue where children are concerned, suggesting an age-verification system to tackle the problem.
Parenting and social media
Francis Ewherido - Vanguard, 10 February 2018.
Ordinarily, parenting is a long, winding road on a hilltop, no dulling. Social media just complicated parenting by adding storm and wetness to the long winding road.
Parents need to embrace technology
Steve M. Matthews - Hometown Life, 15 February 2018.
As parents, we need to help our children develop problem-solving skills. Instead of escalating a situation, we need to help out children learn to de-escalate and find peaceful solutions. Social norms seem to have coarsened over time, but it is still important to look for solutions instead of resorting to violence.
54% of Singaporean children exposed to at least one cyber risk
Kevin Kwang - Channel NewAsia, 6 February 2018.
A new study released on Tuesday (Feb 6) showed that 54 per cent of Singapore children aged between eight and 12 are exposed to at least one cyber-risk, which includes cyberbullying, video game addiction, offline meetings and online sexual behaviour.
Irish government launches ‘internet safety resource’ for schools
Cianan Brennan - The Journal, 6 February 2018.
‘Be in Ctrl’ contains three lesson plans, an information pack for school leaders, and will be supported by a police talk for schools.
Smartphones have made parenting harder than ever
Katherine Martinko - TreeHugger, 14 January 2018.
Giving a kid a phone “feels a little like trying to teach your kid how to use cocaine, but in a balanced way.”
Keeping our children safe in cyberspace
Barbara McDermott - The Irish News, 28 December, 2017.
Technology is transforming how our children play, communicate and interact with the world. Adults have a duty to keep them safe.
Technology not taking over children’s lives despite screen-time increase
Science News, 21 December 2017.
New research has revealed that as digital pasttimes have become intertwined with daily life, children have adapted their behaviors to include their devices.
Protecting your marriage from social media
Toluwani Eniola - Punch Nigeria, 17 December 2017.
The advent of social media has changed the way people live, interact and work. Several relationships and business initiatives have benefited immensely from social media.
Read this before you give your kid his or her first smartphone
Brett Molina - USA TODAY, 10 December 2017.
While it might not bring parents as much joy as a first step or first word, the right time to introduce kids to a smartphone is an important moment.
Is your child safe on internet?
Diane Mushimiyimana - The New Times (Rwanda), 29 November 2017
Experts warn that as children return home for holidays, parents should be on the lookout for what their children do when using internet. Here some experts give tips on how to ensure that your child uses internet appropriately.
This is how you stop online exploitation of children
Rod Rosenstein and Amber Rudd - CNN, 10 November 2017.
In the WePROTECT Global Alliance - a coalition of 70 countries, international law enforcement agencies, civil society organizations and key players from the technology industry - we have an unprecedented tool.
Virtual reality headsets could put children’s health at risk
Robin McKie - The Guardian, 28 October 2017.
A British University scientists found 20-minute game risked vision and balance problems for players aged eight to 12.
Remove ads that appeal to children, gambling sites told
BBC News, 22 October 2017.
Online gambling companies have been urged to remove adverts featuring images likely to appeal to children.
Young children spend much more time in front of small screens
Anya Kamenetz - NPR, 19 October 2017.
Common Sense Media just released new numbers on media use by children 8 and under. The nationally representative parent survey found that 98 percent of homes with children now have a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone.
Should small children be banned from watching all screens?
Fiachra Gibbons - Japan Today, 17 October 2017.
France urges parents not to allow children under three to watch TV, and American pediatricians also favour a total ban on screen time until at least 18 months, but are they right?
Parenting in the brave new world
Tee Hun Ching - The Straits Times, 8 October 2017.
To keep her kids safe online, the author may have little choice but to change my digital dinosaur ways and renounce my life as a social-media hermit.
Family-focused tech can nurture the economy, too
Anne-Marie Slaughter - Financial Times, 26 September 2017.
Technology investors and entrepreneurs operate in multiple sub-sectors: fintech, edtech, healthtech, and so on. So why not ‘famtech’ — technology that makes it easier for us to support and care for one another in whatever groups we choose to call our families?
It’s 10 P.M. Do you know what apps your children are using?
Hayley Krischers - The New York Times, 6 September 2017.
Social media apps are appendages for tweens and teens. See this guide to what parents will (or should) be anxiously monitoring during this busy back-to-school season.
Protecting children from invisible threats
Aprile Rickert - News and Tribune, 24 August 2017.
As students head back to school, they'll be rejoining with friends and meeting new people. But not all the people students meet at school are safe, and online predators continue to be a threat.
“I wasn’t prepared for the effect of technology on my kids”
Melinda Gates - Washington Post, 24 August 24.
The Internet is a wonderful thing. It gives kids the freedom to move around in a big world, to experiment, to connect with others. As parents, though, we know that we are responsible for making sure that they are ready for all that freedom — and that they know how to keep themselves safe.
Is your child addicted to technology?
Sandy Bauers - Philly, 18 August 2017.
Lisa Strohman, a clinical psychologist and technology wellness specialist, says many kids really are addicted to their phones, their tablets, their technology.
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