“He was the love my life – yesterday we were planning on going to the dance together – this morning he blocked me – I don’t know what I did!!
Given how frequently we hear this refrain, we thought we would take a look at the “what” and the “why” when it comes to our t/weens being ghosted and cancelled online (and offline).
YES, YOU READ THAT RIGHT! Roblox has turned a blind eye to our kids gambling online! Well just when we thought we had heard it all, along comes Roblox gambling! Yes, Roblox’s digital currency, known as Robux, can now be cashed in by our children on online casino platforms, allowing our children to experience the […]
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!
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…
Does your screenager consider his device to be a firmly implanted eleventh digit on his hand? Does the suggestion of a wi-fi free holiday in the bush cause a less than pleasant reactionary push-back, mild panic and desperate requests to stay at home? Well there are words for this typical cluster of ‘teen-minus device’ tantrums – it’s called nomophobia!