Children & Screens – Finding the Balance
(4:41 mins) Here are some common-sense ideas for navigating the tricky issue of kids and screen-time. How much is too much and what strategies can we put in place to make sure our children shine even in this fast-paced technological age?
What times of the day should I limit or avoid screens?
(9:37 mins) This video will highlight two critical times of the day when parents/carers need to be careful about using screens.
How much screen-time is appropriate for my child 5-8 years old?
Understand how to calculate healthy screen-time limits for your child, so you can stop feeling guilty.
Why does my child throw techno-tantrums?
(8:52 mins) Understand why your child throws a tantrum when you ask them to turn off the phone, gaming console or TV.
Is it okay to use screens on play dates?
Discover the risks of using digital devices on play dates and simple ideas to tackle this sometimes tricky situation.
The impacts of social media on our kids emotional health
Social media has become a normal part of everyday life for teens growing up. Vanessa takes a deep dive into how this impacts the emotional health of our kids and…
How do I know if my child is being cyberbullied and what should I do if they are?
These days, bullying no longer stops at the school gate when a child is picked up - it follows them home. Rachel discusses what the signs are that your child…
What parents need to understand about online gaming
Rachel discusses what to look out for when it comes to online gaming and children's behaviour. She gives an important insight into two of the most popular games causing issues,…
What are some guilt-free (even educational) ideas for screen-time for pre-schoolers?
Learn some educational ways you can use screens with your pre-schooler.
How can I keep my child safe online?
Learn the current cyber-safety risks facing young kids and simple strategies to keep them safe online.
Is it okay to hand over my phone if my child tells me they’re bored?
(5:30 mins) Dr Kristy dispels the myths and gives simple advice about whether it’s okay to give kids screens when they’re bored.