How to Talk to Your Kids and Teens about the War in Israel (because if you don’t, social media will)
This week, social media has been flooded with horrific and graphic images of violence. There are no right words at this time. But we do have a few suggested ways of showing up. Here is our rough guide to some pretty rough questions
“All my friends are on it” is the refrain heard in every household when our children beg for yet another app/game download. As parents we can feel manipulated, anxious, overwhelmed and sometimes even bullied into just saying ‘yes’. Here are five steps to holding your ground, each and every time.
Date night with AI… and your screenager: Everything parents need to know about BARD- Google’s AI chatbot
Google Bard is the new AI powerhouse that is growing faster than your kid saying “Just one more game”. Here is everything parents need to know about Google’s new AI chatbot
It had to happen, with ChatGPT being top of mind in any tech talk, it was only a matter of time before it worked its way into Snapchat…this time dressed up in trendy labelled ‘clothes’ known as brand “MY AI”
Um… who exactly is Andrew Tate and why do our teens love to hate him? If you have a teen on social media, you need to know who Andrew Tate is… Here is why
There are lots of reasons kids love Snapchat, but one of the biggies is the way in which they can assess their own social standing in their group of friends. That is a wild concept – at any given point, your child can see just how popular or dismissed or ignored they are relative to their friend and frenemy!
If your child is on TikTok, chances are that he/she has seen a lot of people talking about mascara recently – but it isn’t about make-up. People have been using the word to talk about their relationships in a way that avoids TikTok’s censorship filters.
ChatGPT is really good at writing to sound exactly like us with incredible speed. Think of a Siri or Alexa who pauses, thinks about your questions and answers after gathering all the information there is to gather on the topic. This has caused panic amongst parents, teachers and university professors. But is it all bad? Can it be good? Here is everything parents and teachers need to know.
It’s not hard to picture the scene – your child and four of their besties for a sleepover, each one sitting silently, cell phone in hand in dark bedroom, curtains closed!
Our t(w)eens are heading into the last big study stretch of the year. Enter power struggles over the device while your t(w)een clutches onto the device in the same way they clutched onto a doodoo blanket as babies…