Screen Time Archives - Klikd

The Boks will be wearing purple for the World Cup Final!

The boks are wearing purple to the final! Fake News!!

HELPING OUR T/WEENS DISCERN FACT FROM FICTION Whether it’s our Boks wearing purple after the Listerine Blue debacle or new Chinese currency taking over the rand, at KLIKD we love finding tools and strategies that promote critical thinking and healthy information consumption among our screenagers. Enter the “Ground News” app and the significance of helping teens learn […]

Help! My Child Wants to download another app!

Should I let my child download Snapchat?

“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. 

This holiday… ditch the screen time battle and play in their lane

Holidays…at long, long last. What a year it has been. Of course, we all want great family time and plenty screen-free moments, but holding connection as the goal, at Klikd, we thought it might be fun (and actually lend to some great family time) to step back from the ever- present battle over the devices […]

Exam Anxiety and Social Media – Some Tips for Parents

Its exam times and anxiety is already a keen visitor in most homes. Throw in social media and our tweens and teens feel like they might pop! Here are some TIPS AND CONVERSATION STARTERS to help allay some of the stress and anxiety that comes from screens during this time: Don’t ban access – Assure […]

Are Screen Time Limits Redundant?

The eternal question that falls into the KLIKD mail box is HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH/ TOO MUCH SCREEN TIME?” In a year where the screen has become the console for conducting every aspect of our teen’s life from homework to socialising– its hard to find a household with teens/tweens where managing screen time isn’t a […]