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.
It all used to be so simple: Break the rules, get grounded and be forbidden from hanging out with your friends. These days, of course, social media makes anywhere a teen hangout, and parents looking to ground their kids might choose to cut off access to social media instead. But that punishment might not have its desired effect — and could even have some harmful consequences for teenagers, according to a new study published Thursday.
This dad is using the one deterrent that is kryptonite to teens: embarrassment.
A recent survey has found Australians have a high tolerance for mobile bill shock.
It's hard to know how many lives Carly Ryan has saved, how many childhoods she has kept intact.
If you're worried about the amount of time your adolescent spends glued to their screens then take heart - new research suggests that teens are "resilient" to screen consumption for up to six hours daily.
It can be a steep learning curve if your child needs a notebook or tablet in the classroom, especially if their school offers little guidance.
A western Sydney woman says she has suffered severe burns after falling asleep on her charging iPhone 7.
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"All my friends have their own device," your child might be saying. 'Everyone' might also have their own Facebook and Instagram accounts and personal YouTube channel.
With most children making their social media debut within their first 24 hours of life – new research suggests parents need to be thinking carefully about the digital footprint they're creating for their kids.
If the daily battle over the length and quality of screen time is beginning to dominate your family life, then help is at hand.