Internet safety for kids

Internet safety for kids should be a priority in every home!  It’s so important to keep up-to-date with what’s happening online, but it’s also pretty overwhelming as there is so much information to wade through! My hope is that with this blog I can...

Online chat – common acronyms

Do you have a grasp on the latest online chat? Do you know what your kids are saying to each other? Now is not the time to be ignorant… It’s so important you’re aware of what they’re saying and to who. Kids use the internet in ways we can...

The best tablet/phone apps for dyslexia

Since finding out Ella has dyslexia, we’ve been researching ways, tools and apps that can help her along the way. The following list includes my favourite choices and is mainly focused on primary (elementary) kids, but some are a must-have for kids of every school...

Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day and therefore what better topic to blog about than keeping our kids safe while they are online. I have already talked about internet safety and kids online in a previous post. Today however I’m looking at specific things we need to be doing...

Kids online

In my last post, I talked about my fears of social media and our kids online. It got me thinking about the internet and technology in general. I’m in no way a dinosaur, stuck in the memories of yesteryear when we wrote each other letters by hand and called people on...

Internet safety – social media and self-worth

I’m worried for my kids, I’m worried for their friends and I’m worried for us as parents. Internet safety should be a concern for everyone. As future generations take to social media in ways we can’t even begin to understand, I’m starting to fear how it will impact my...