Raising Your Child in a Digital World:

Finding a healthy balance of time online without techno tantrums and conflict

Month: June 2013

Dads No Longer Tech Expert at Home

Jun 18, 2013
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Dads are no longer the IT guru in Australian homes: today’s digital generation now provide IT support at home.   A recent study by Optus[i] revealed that Australian dads are being knocked off their pedestal as the IT expert in Australian homes. Forget ‘hand-me downs’. The Optus study revealed that today’s parents now wait for […]

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Parents at the Bottom of the Tech Food Chain

Jun 15, 2013
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 Today’s parents pushed to the bottom of the technology pecking order, with tech-savvy kids owning newer devices. Gone are the days where kids eagerly awaited for mum or dad to purchase a new phone or laptop so they could get their hands on the old one. Today’s tech-savvy kids expect the latest, fanciest and shiniest […]

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Does Technology REALLY Cause Attention Problems?

Jun 10, 2013
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Parents and teachers often worry that increasing technology use is impacting adversely on today’s children’s attention spans. Is this a valid concern or are parents and teachers worrying unnecessarily?    A recent study from the Common Sense Media reported how today’s American teachers are concerned that learners’ attentional capabilities have diminished over time. Overwhelmingly teachers from […]

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