Raising Your Child in a Digital World:

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


The Best Apps for Toddlers

Nov 6, 2014
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As your toddler’s tiny fingers swipe, tap and pinch a smartphone or tablet screen, you simultaneously fill with pride and fear. This is the modern parents’ dilemma.   On one hand you are filled with pride because want your child to be a proficient technology user. There is no doubt that they will inherit a […]

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Will Mozart Make My Child Smarter?

Aug 5, 2014
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As parents we want to provide the best start for our children.  So it’s little wonder that when we’re told that playing Mozart to our little ones will make them smarter, that we rush off to purchase Mozart CDs (and lots of them).   There’s a whole baby-Einstein make-your-child-smarter industry that claims that particular products (DVDs, […]

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Appy Christmas: How to ‘Gift’ Apps

Dec 9, 2013
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There is no doubt that many children will be hoping for an iPad or iPod Touch under the Christmas tree this year. Receiving a device with no apps is like receiving a battery-operated toy and not having any batteries in the house. Disaster! Time for tears. And this is the last thing you want on […]

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