Simple account safeguards and a sound method of letting older children spend their pocket money can stop little ones purchasing big on mobile devices - whether inadvertently or deliberately.
Concerned about how much time your kids are spending in front of screens? We have everything you need to know about time limits, why it's so inviting and how to cut back.
For autistic children, online social interactions can be just as fraught as those in the offline world. The community at Autcraft, which is built around a customised version of the popular game Minecraft, has set out to create a safe virtual playground.
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"Oh god," 15-year-old Deacon said.
'I'm utterly ashamed of the way I handled the whole thing and I regret it from start to finish.'
Instead of keeping a kid in line, too much surveillance and monitoring can have the opposite effect.
There aren’t many resources out there to help us do online privacy checkups on behalf of our kids. Here's what to do.
Instagram and ReachOut have partnered to make a comprehensive step-by-step social media guide for parents of teens.
Post your selfie at your own risk.
I came home from a business trip to find my then-nine-year-old daughter fiddling with a sparkly new iPod Touch. When I asked my husband where she got it, he said, "She begged me to take her to the store and paid for it with her own money, so I figured it was fine."
But is it more complicated than that?
The most important thing to know about games such as 'Fortnite', isn’t how much time your kids spend online, it’s what they’re doing there.