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Sweeter than Sugar: The Gamification of Temu🎮🛍️(And why our kids love It) 💖

Temu, the latest online shopping platform to pop up on our kids’ devices, has captivated their hearts and minds through its gamification features. So when Joshi next begs for your card details, it’s important to understand what lies beneath the need for yet another hoodie. The answer lies in how Temu has cleverly incorporated game-like […]

Finally… a way that parents can sift out the good from the nasty on Roblox

One of the important things parents don’t know about Roblox is that it is not ONE game. Roblox is a platform, just like Youtube. Youtube is for never ending videos, Roblox is place where our kids can enjoy never-ending video games…. When you say yes to Roblox you are saying yes to gaming of all […]

How are our kids managing to be online, undercover?

Whisper has the answers! What is Whisper? 🤫 Whisper is the app where our kids can share their real thoughts, give each other unsolicite opinions, trade advice and get the inside scoop! It is the place where they can vote on who looks best in a bikini, who has the worst nose-job and who should be […]

Mom, guess what!! Taylor Swift and me… we both have anxiety!

Self-diagnosis in the age of Social Media “I’m not going to the party because I suffer from social anxiety”.“I can’t study because I’ve got ADHD”.“I want to change schools because I’m depressed”. Our kids love TikTok for a host of reasons but the latest one brings with it the challenge of self diagnosis! Yup,TikTok is […]

What to ask your child when they want to download a new video game

parents guide to video games

Just when you think you understand Fortnite…there’s a new game you’ve never heard of. As parents, it’s impossible to keep up with what is happening on this month’s favourite Xbox/PlayStation fix. Here is our step-by-step guide to making sure you ask the right questions every time your favourite short person says “Mom/ Dad, please can I download_________ [insert unheard of video game here]”

How to talk to your kids about the senseless violence they are seeing on their screens

how to talk to kids about violence

As another school shooting is lighting up our kids’ screens, the ‘Hard to Have; chat is here again. As parents, we need to once again confront how we talk to our kids about the violence they are either catching glimpses of on their newly acquired devices or the violence they are witnessing on TV as they walk to the living area. Whatever your younger child’s age, here are eight ‘good chat’ fundamentals for any ‘Hard-to-Have’ chat.

EUPHORIA, not just another teen love story – a hard NO from us

Euphoria: what parents need to know

Euphoria has captured the teen world by storm. If your teen isn’t watching the series, they have more than likely heard about, spoken about it with their friends or come across snippets of it on TikTok. We don’t often say this when it comes to online content, we give this show a HARD NO for teens. Here is why and how you talk to your teens about it even if they haven’t seen it (yet)

How to talk to your child about the war in Ukraine

how to talk to kids and teens about ukraine

Although the Russian invasion, for our kids, is playing out several thousand kilometers from home, social media can make it seem like it is all happening next door.
Tragic, frightening and violent images of the Ukraine are flooding TikTok and Insta reels. So, while your child may or may not be watching the news, they are certainly being exposed to the horror of yet another war

Ghosting: what every parent needs to know

what is ghosting

Ghosting?! What does it mean and why does it hurt so much?
If you, like so many parents, have to help your child through the really tricky terrain of being ghosted, check out our latest blog for everything you need to know