Category Archive: digital

Mar 12

Does your child suffer from iPaddy syndrome ?!

Restricting the use of gadgets is the preferred form of punishment by most parents yet over half of parents continue to buy tech related gifts for their children such as iPads and smartphones Six out of ten (59%) parents say they have experienced an ‘iPaddy’ when they try and forcibly end their kids’ gadget game …

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Jan 04

Ever wish you could have family time, all the time?

Happy New Year everyone … Have you made any news years resolutions ? You’ve no doubt had a wonderful break and time with family and friends over the past few weeks. Don’t we all wish it could go on forever but sadly reality is back along with the daily routines of school and work. My …

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Nov 14

Anyone thinking of getting a smartphone this Christmas?

Once again technology seems to be the most talked about conversation in our household in the lead up to Christmas. There is always that debate about whether it is necessary for children to own a mobile phone or to have a computer lap top when it will only encourage more screen time, will be yet …

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Apr 26

Does your pre-teen have a Facebook page?

It’s all too easy for 11 / 12 ‘somethings’ to want to be part of the social network scene – why? – because their peers do and it appears it’s the way most now communicate. I wonder why that is – I know technology is second nature to kids nowadays but how sad it is …

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