Category Archives: Cyber Bullying

Issues around Online Bullying

How Effective Is Parental Supervision Online?

How Can Parents Supervise Kids To Keep Them Safe From Harm? There is a belief by some parents that they can allow their underage child access to adult and teen social media and messaging apps, as long as they supervise their child’s accounts and have educational talks with them. Many mobile apps used on iPods… Continue Reading

Facebook Is NOT For Kids!

Facebook Is NOT For Kids!

  An 8 year old boy saw porn on Facebook….     With more and more parents allowing their underaged kids to have Facebook accounts, this type of exposure will probably be occurring thousands upon thousands times a day. Most parents I speak to who allow their underage children access to adult apps either simply… Continue Reading

Should Schools Get Involved In Cyber Bullying Incidents Outside Of School?

Should Schools Get Involved In Cyber Bullying Incidents Outside Of School?

  What Does The Law Say? There is no actual Australian law that says that a school, public or private in Australia MUST resolve a cyber bullying issue that happens outside of the school grounds, but involves students from the same school. There are certainly recommendations to schools from the Department Of Education in each… Continue Reading

Start Your Kids Early On Social Media and Chat Apps!…Really?

Start Your Kids Early On Social Media and Chat Apps!…Really?

  You Can Do it….But Only Under Our Roof! There’s a parenting style that some parents have advocated, probably since the cave man days, that it is better to supervise their underage child’s use of adult pursuits whether it’s alcohol/sex/smoking or even illegal drugs than to ban it completely as it will only push it… Continue Reading

Cyber Safety & The Next Working Mums Masterclass

The Cyber Safety Lady is presenting at the next Working Mums Master Class being held on Saturday 25th May 2013 in Sydney Date/Time Date(s) – 25/05/13 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Location Yin & Yang Room, Hotel Urban We know you’ve been waiting  for this one…! Our second Masterclass this year will be held in… Continue Reading

The Conspiracy Of Silence Around Cyber Safety And Kids

The Conspiracy Of Silence Around Cyber Safety And Kids

  Another cyber safety talk has just been held at my sons high school. This was held by the A.C.M.A an Australian Government organisation that gives cyber safety talks every year for students and parents all over Australia. Last year at my son’s school parents of 12 families turned up for the free talk held… Continue Reading

Are Kik, Keek, Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine Safe For Kids?

There are so many new apps for mobile devices coming out every day that seem incredibly attractive to our children, but how do we know which are safe and which are not? Firstly, if your child is under 13yrs of age, you need to limit your child’s ability to download free and paid apps without… Continue Reading