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?
Technology Time For Siblings of Different Ages
Digital and technology expert Dr Kristy Goodwin answers ParentTV members question: "As a parent of three young children (7, 4 and 1) I am beginning to see difficulties in ensuring…
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.
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 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.
We asked 20 000 students, “What is something that you do on the internet at home that you’re not allowed to?”
Rachel has asked 20 000 students, "What is something that you do on the internet at home that you're not allowed to?" The results are confronting and enlightening and it…
Learn if it’s okay to use screen-time as a digital reward or punishment tool
(6:25 mins) Learn if it’s okay to use screen-time as a digital reward or punishment tool.
Teens and Social Media – Why it Matters and How to Keep it Healthy
Social media is a big part of a teenager's life. As parents, it's our job to understand why it matters so much to our teens and how we can help…
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.
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.