Posts Tagged 'facebook'

It was an epic parenting moment for two reasons: A) because I unearthed a brilliant parenting truth on my own B) because it pretty much confirmed—that yes—I can be quite the idiot. My son was 7. After a day of party games, cake, and celebrating with his pals, we were saying our good-byes. As I chatted […]

Christmas is my absolute favourite time of year.  I love the Christmas Concerts, the carols and the ridiculous number of social gatherings.  However whilst most of us are enjoying a good dose of Christmas cheer, there is unfortunately a group of ‘cyber scammers’ plotting to take advantage of many people during the festive season. McAfee […]

When I saw the hashtag #AlexFromTarget trending on Twitter right behind #Election2014 and #Senate on November 4 it hit me abruptly: Social media owns far more real estate in our children’s brains than most of us parents care to admit. We’re living in a time of mind-blowing crowd power for sure. Instagram famous. Vine famous. […]

I know what you are thinking. ‘Why do we need to worry about cybersafety? It’s Halloween and it’s happening in our street NOT online!’ But as the lines between our offline and online worlds blur and merge, we need to be constantly thinking about how we can ensure we keep our families safe. So, here […]

Over the next few weeks Year 12 students around Australia will be sitting their final exams.  Whether it is the HSC in NSW, the VCE in VIC or the OP levels in QLD, these exams are the final chapter in the schooling careers of our nation’s 17 and 18 year olds. Whilst most of these […]