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April 13, 2019

Disney+ safer alternative to Youtube

What is Disney+ Disney is launching its own streaming service known as Disney+ Basically, it is Netflix for Disney movies and cartoons. The company announced that […]
April 10, 2019

5 Ways to Balance Toddlers Screen Time

There are 5 ways you can balance your toddler’s screen time. Structure screen time Maintain regular screen by setting time limit Find age appropriate content online […]
April 1, 2019

Sesame Street teaching kids how to code via Apple+ TV

There is plenty of kids coding activities, apps, and games. But how awesome it is that Sesame street, a show I watched regularly growing up is […]
March 30, 2019

Top 10 Digital Family Influencers Parents Should Follow on Social Media

We can never run out of social media influencers to follow. There are plenty of motivational speakers, mom bloggers, and tech gizmos to keep us scrolling […]
March 26, 2019
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Nintendo Virtual Reality Set fun & strange way to keep kids busy

What is Nintendo Virtual Reality (VR) set Nearly a year ago Nintendo launched a Virtual Reality kit targeted to children.  When we think of VR we […]
March 15, 2019

Challenges of parenting in the digital age

Mr Tim Cook, CEO of Apple – is not the only one expressing hardly about how kids are being raised in an era of smartphones, social […]
March 7, 2019

Teach the value of money using virtual allowances

Piggy banks can be considered an endangered species especially since kids rarely see their parents giving out actual cash. As we move towards a cashless society […]
February 28, 2019

What we know about Momo Challenge

Momo Challenge has been reported coming into the UK and many parents have expressed their worry with regards to this challenge. However, there is little evidence to […]
February 23, 2019

The latest Instagram challenge: Koala Challange, little bizarre but fun

Whether its Kiki Challenge or the bird box challenge, it’s getting normal to see new social media challenges taking off every week. The latest trend on […]
February 20, 2019

Child exploitation found on Youtube kids videos- Failing to keep kids safe

Youtube is under fire after a Youtuber called Matt Watson exposed how the platform is used to bolster child exploitation. Matt found videos of kids where […]
February 16, 2019

Simple rules for creating healthy internet use at home

children are starting on digital devices at ever younger ages. In Britain 83% of 11- to 12-year-olds and 96% of 13- to 14-year-olds have their own phones, […]
January 21, 2019

The kids ( who use tech) and turned out just fine

Social media is linked to depression- or not. Fortnite is good for learning teamwork- or they promote violence. Young people are either more connected- or more […]
January 17, 2019

Parents : Is social media stealing our attention?

It’s 5 am on a Saturday morning. I open Instagram and begin scrolling.  Hundreds of videos of cats, memes, people’s food and much, much more. I […]
January 6, 2019

British parents gets new screen time guidelines

If you are a parent and not worried about screen time then I should learn from you. Many parents-including me-still struggles with finding the right balance. […]
January 2, 2019

Netflix warn viewers to stop doing the Birdbox challenge

Netflix has warned its viewers to stop putting blindfolds while trying to complete a task. The challenge is inspired by the movie Birdbox. The #birdbox challenge started […]
January 2, 2019

10 things you can do NOW to keep your kids safe online

For a lot of families, technology is the one thing that keeps them together. You might be following your kids on Instagram to know what they […]
December 30, 2018

5 ways your child can develop a positive relationship with screen time

It is true, we are all tired. On top of singing, dance, swimming classes and school homework, we now have to manage our child’s screen time. […]
December 19, 2018

Screen-free dinner during Christmas (and every dinner from 2019)

As parents we feel it is easier to give younger kids a tablet to keep them quiet at the table especially when dining out. But kids […]
December 17, 2018

Kids screen time debate : Why “How Much?” is the wrong question

Are you stressed, worried and anxious about your child spending too much time on devices? Everyday we are bombarded with headlines like: Tech CEO’s do not […]
December 11, 2018

4 ways to stop your babysitter from texting and tweeting while working

Before smartphones, parents worried that babysitter would empty their fridge and try out their expensive clothes. But today’s parents are more concerned that their sitter is […]
December 7, 2018

Educational Netflix Shows 8-13 years old should watch

There is more to Netflix than House of Cards. If used correctly it can be an educational tool. If you go to the children section on […]
December 3, 2018

3 dangerous places for kids to have internet access

Where children use the internet will determine how much they will be using it. Even with all the parental control in place, a child can still […]
November 20, 2018

3 easy ways to check if an app/game is age appropriate for your child

Despite the claims that an app will teach your children how to read faster or become smarter, the results may not come immediately. Instead many of […]
November 19, 2018

4 tips to digital parenting for non-tech savy mums

Digital Parenting  is challenging due to the constant changes in technology, apps and games. Kids seem to have a better understanding on smartphones and tablets than […]
November 12, 2018
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7 Fitness Apps that will keep kids physically active

When the weather is getting cold and kids are lazy to be outdoors, it can be difficult to get them physically active. Here are 10 fitness […]
November 10, 2018

Is your child ‘Datafied’ from birth without your knowledge?

Recently the children’s commissioner for England is calling tech companies and toy-makers to be more transparent about the data they are collecting on children. According to the […]
November 5, 2018

4 things to consider before buying smart toys for kids this X’Mas

It is that time of the year where everyone is looking for the perfect gifts for their loved ones. When it comes to children, parents are […]
October 29, 2018

11 year old suicide due to cyberbullying: How to prevent & respond

Children as young as 11 are feeling suicidal because of bullying. According to Kidscape  “Online bullying is definitely increasing at a younger age. Kids have more access […]
October 26, 2018

Health tracking wearables for babies. Do they need it?

I recently read an article about a Mum who had purchased a baby wearable that would track the health of her newborn. It is basically like Fitbit […]
October 21, 2018

5 Science Youtube videos that teaches kids about digestive systems

While there are tons of negative content on Youtube, it can still be a hidden gem for educational shows. To keep children safe on Youtube, switch on […]
September 17, 2018
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New Parental Control Feature on Youtube Kids

Parents are becoming increasingly aware about inappropriate content slipping through Youtube Kids. Hence, the new parental control feature will help solve that problem. Youtube Kids is […]
September 13, 2018

BBC first smart-speakers for kids ‘Alexa, read me a story’.

Children are getting used too giving orders to smart speakers, as parents are investing in devices like Amazon Echo, Google Home  and Apple Homepad. It is […]
September 6, 2018
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Teach kids to draw Disney style characters using a sketch pad

Osmo is a company that creates cool gadgets for kids. It’s latest app Or drawings uses physical drawings and an Ipad to get children to draw […]
August 16, 2018
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Educational toy that is screen free & keep kids active

Are you looking for an educational toy where kids get to learn, be outdoors and at the same time evoking their creativity? Check out Storyball. It […]
August 3, 2018

Harry Potter Coding Kit – Teach kids how to code

Your child a Harry Potter fan? And you want them to learn coding? Then check out Harry Potter coding kit by Kano. Your child can build […]
July 30, 2018

Digital parenting news July

Hi everyone, this is a summary of everything tech and parenting related in the last few weeks. . Do let me know what do you all […]
July 28, 2018

Is PopJam a safe click alternative to Youtube for kids?

Is your child a vlogger or are you looking for an alternative to YouTube for kids? Given the inappropriate content found on YouTube, Superawesome a new […]
July 24, 2018

Get kids to understand Fake News using Google game

A great way to help kids understand what is fake news, why its important to be kind online, to share with care and ask questions whenever […]
July 19, 2018

Fitbit for kids: Would my child benefit from using a wearable device?

Fitbit have launched its first wearable for kids, the Fitbit Ace. It is aimed at 8 years old and older and is created to motivate kids to […]
July 19, 2018

Teach toddlers to code without a screen

I was browsing for a gift for a 5 year old 🎉. I wanted the gift to be fun, educational and of course reasonably price. Teaching […]
July 19, 2018

World’s first podcast for kids

Looking for good podcast for kids? Do check out Leela for kids. Audio content designed for 3 to 15 years old. I spent some time on this app […]
July 19, 2018

To busy to monitor your kids? 3 tips to ensure their online safety

As parents we will always be concerned about our children’s online safety. The internet provides tons of opportunities for kids. There are plenty of good resources […]
July 19, 2018

What to do when children are addicted to their smart phone

Would you consider your children being addicted to their smartphone? The definition of addiction according to Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist Dr. Jay Watts is, “if your […]
July 16, 2018

Youtube Kids App Review

Learning to use devices such as mobile phones and Ipads are fairly easy for toddlers. They don’t get intimidated by it, which makes the process of […]
July 16, 2018

3 things parents should know about Apple’s new ‘digital wellness’

Apple is the latest tech firm that is jumping into the ‘digital wellness’ space. It has taken measures to help you and your family manage screen […]
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