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Tips to Get Your Internet-savvy Kids Off the Couch

I admit it. I’m guilty of allowing my only child to spend a lot of time on his iPhone, iPad and PlayStation 4. I often find myself speechless whenever the other mums at school boast about the creative ways they use to limit their kid’s gadget use. While some resort to disabling their WiFi connection […]

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FreeTime subscription for the Amazon Fire tablet

My husband and I have always been the kind of parents who have strong feelings about not allowing our kids to access the Internet before a certain age. We’re just not comfortable with the idea of bad actors lurking in multi-player games or our kids accidentally buying a thousand dollars’ worth of lives or outfits […]

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Are Mobile Virtual Games the Future for Our Kids?

Most of us parents have a love-hate relationship with virtual reality games for kids, like Club Penguin, Pocoyo World and Webkinz. On the one hand, they provide an amazingly creative and stimulating world at our children’s fingertips. On the other, it’s only our children’s fingertips that are moving while they play. Watching my kids ‘play’ on screens is actually rather disconcerting. They are […]