Are parental controls an effective way to help your son or daughter learn the right thing to do when browsing the internet?
Today’s children are the first “born with a phone in their hands”, not knowing what it’s like to live without web-connected devices close at hand.
The 10-year challenge would not have even been possible ten years ago. It’s incredible to look at how much has changed in the last decade.
Until Apple and Android’s latest screen time feature release, we’ve not had a good picture of how much time we spend on our devices.
People around the world are being encouraged to join in the ‘National Day of Unplugging’ this weekend – a 24 hour disconnect from phones and computers.
New smart toys are capable of listening to your child. If they’re hearing things, they’re probably transmitting that information as well.
Our kids don’t need smart phones, but they do need smart parents to give wise guidelines and set good and positive examples.
Technology wears its benefits on its sleeve, but its drawbacks are buried deep. We need to proceed with eyes wide open, so that we may use technology rather than be used by it.