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.
Nearly half of Australian kids aged six to 13 own or have access to a mobile phone, a survey has found.
The surge in consumption comes despite mounting concerns about the grip that smartphones and screens have on young people's lives and development.
If you have an inconsolable gamer in your life, here's why.
The term 'screen time' doesn't capture the many different ways that different kids use media.
Roughly a quarter of a billion mostly obsessed gamers are battling it out in Fortnite, and there is a decent chance kids you know are among them.
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.
Parents can never get too comfortable keeping abreast of social media trends. The latest? Sadfishing.
"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.