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.
"Our goal is to stay one step ahead."
This Christmas, think about swapping the device for a book.
Celebrity chef and dad to teenage girls criticised parents who let their daughters post selfies on social media that look "quite porno".
To navigate and thrive in this new world requires us to learn to use technology as the tool it was always meant to be – to connect with others, to make a difference and to enjoy ourselves - not as an end of itself.
I caught my other daughter once in her room offline, looking through the photo stream on her mobile – she explained she just wanted to go through the action of swiping.
The addictive qualities of television, much fretted over during my childhood, are as nothing compared to the crack cocaine of a digital screen.
Parents are told to limit screen time for their kids, but experts say it's all about what your child does with a device. Not how long they use it for.
Parents can keep a closer eye on their children's use of Android devices from this week.
Parents of small children have long been hearing about the perils of "screen time." And with more screens and new technologies, the message is getting louder.
The comedian has starred in a series of public service announcements.
"Phone off, fun on."