5 Technology Tips for Parents – Stephanie Brantz

5 Technology Tips for Parents – Stephanie Brantz

Apr 14, 2014

Recently our Ambassador, Stephanie Brantz offered 5 Technology Tips for Parents, on Mouth Of Mums.  To learn more, click here Share...

Online Safety

Online Safety

Apr 3, 2014

The Australian Institute of Family Studies has recently updated it’s Online Safety Paper. The purpose of the paper is to provide information about online safety and list the relevant resources available for parents.   You can read the paper here Share...

Family Gamer TV

Family Gamer TV

Mar 27, 2014

We came across this website and YouTube Channel recently – Family Gamer TV.  It is an indie channel offering real life video game coverage from families, kids and parents for real families.  Families and kids test the games out first and then provide a review and some commentary. It is a great resource if you are unsure whether or not a particular games...

The Modern Parent creates a video game contract for worried parents

The Modern Parent creates a video game contract for worried parents

Mar 18, 2014

The Modern Parent has written an interesting article for all parents that are worried about their kids becoming addicted to video games, and even provides a simple solution in the form of a video game contract.  You can read the article and download the contract here Share...

Research Review – The Benefits of Playing Video Games

Research Review – The Benefits of Playing Video Games

Mar 13, 2014

We recently came across this Research Review on the Benefits of Playing Video Games on the Digital Education Research Network (DERN) site. The Review has been published by the American Psychological Association and the Authors conclusions are not consistent with the view that video games cause harmful effects in child development which we often see reported....

Advice from the Modern Parent about YouTube safety settings

Advice from the Modern Parent about YouTube safety settings

Mar 10, 2014

We came across this useful article from The Modern Parent on how to use some of the safety settings on YouTube to protect younger kids when they are using YouTube.  It is easier than you think.  You can read the full article here Share...