Raising Your Child in a Digital World:

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

e-books

Raising Screenagers eBook

Nov 16, 2018
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Realistic strategies for parents, carers and professionals working with teens in the digital landscape.

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Raising Boys eBook

Nov 16, 2018
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Realistic strategies for parents, carers and professionals working with boys in the digital landscape.

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Raising 2-5 year olds in a digital world

Mar 7, 2018
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Raising two to five year olds in a digital world

In this eBook Dr Kristy arms parents and carers with facts, not fears, about how technology is impacting on preschoolers’ health, learning and development.

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Is Screen-Time Robbing Your Child of Reading Time?

May 28, 2014
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Parents and teachers frequently lament that today’s kids are not reading as much as they used to.  And this conversation often leads to, “Back in my day…”   But this is more than just a nostalgic claim.   As the video below exemplifies, reading traditional books has become somewhat of a foreign experience for some children. […]

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4 Secret Tips for Getting the Most Out of Children’s Book Apps

Sep 11, 2013
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                Does this sound familiar? “Don’t press that button! Hey, stop swiping at the pig. No, it’s not time to do the jigsaw puzzle- we’re meant to be reading a story!” Aghh- the joys of reading a book app!   Two two small-scale research studies* from the Joan Ganz […]

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Book Apps: Bad or Brilliant?

Mar 11, 2013
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A recent study revealed that 54% of US children aged 2 to 13years are reading e-books of some description (on iPads, iPhones, Kindles, Android tablets). It is likely that similar statistics would be found here in Australia too. As parents are increasingly using their iDevices with their children, we need to stop and consider what […]

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