As we all worry about how much screen time is too much, and what terrible things the internet and social media are doing to your kids, it is easy to forget about how cool technology really is. It’s easy to see screen time as something ‘bad’, something scary, and something that we constantly have to […]
Ten (More) Awesome Podcasts for Children.
I wrote my first list of the best podcasts for kids way back in 2015, and since then so many new and awesome podcasts have been released. It is definitely time for a new list of awesome podcasts for children! We’ve been a podcast family for a while now. We listen at bedtime, in the […]
Managing Video Games – Ten Things Kids Need to Know.
This post is sponsored by PlayStation Australia We got our first game console years ago when our kids were little. We bought it for us adults, not for the kids, and for years my husband and I were the only ones who played it. But as the kids got older, as they learned to read, […]
Ten Apps for Tweens That Won’t Rot Their Brains (entirely)
“Too much screen time will rot our kids’ minds!” “Social media will ruin our kids’ lives!” Social media, the internet, devices, screen time… There is a lot of fear and distrust of computers, devices, social media and the internet when it comes to our kids, and I get it, really I do. I’m a parent […]
Stop Dangling Screen Time as a Reward
“You can have screen time when you have done your chores, played outside for half and hour, and done some reading” I see these types of ‘screen time rules’ pop up a lot, and it seems perfectly reasonable at first glance. We know that too much screen time is not good for our kids. We […]