Category Archives: Digital Parenting

Being a parent in the digital age

Digital Families Podcast with Kim Maslin

Digital Families Podcast with Kim Maslin

Kim Maslin is a passionate educator and author currently living in Esperance, Western Australia. Her background is in ICT, and has taught learners aged 5 to 85-year-olds how to use digital technologies. She has worked as a specialist Science & Technologies teacher. Kim also runs her own Digital Technologies Education Business, providing digital marketing workshops… Continue Reading

Digital Families Vod/Podcast with Jordan Foster from ySafe

Digital Families Vod/Podcast with Jordan Foster from ySafe

Jordan Forster is a Clinical Psychologist from Perth Australia and the founder of ySafe, a now nationally-adopted household name in the field of cyber safety. Jordan has extensive clinical expertise in working with children and adolescents managing problematic technology use, including cyber bullying, image-based abuse and compulsive gaming. During this chat we talk about what… Continue Reading

Digital Families In The Age Of Corona Virus Webinar

Digital Families In The Age Of Corona Virus Webinar

Parents Only Cyber Safety Webinar This Webinar Was Live On 7th April There is now a recording available. Register below $10 via Paypal for access to all past recordings of previous webinars. After payment through Paypal you will be automatically redirected back to this website to a page with the recordings. Tuesday night 8pm sharp… Continue Reading

Protect Your Children These Holidays. 

Protect Your Children These Holidays. 

Parents ultimate HOW-TO guide for online privacy and safety settings. Find out where the safety and parental controls are on all the apps and online platforms your family uses. This easy STEP-BY-STEP guide features privacy settings and safety settings for both mobile and P.C. Easy instructions to set up filters to protect your child from adult… Continue Reading

Personalised Cyber Safety Help For Families and Business

Personalised Cyber Safety Help For Families and Business

Personal Cyber Safety Help For Parents or Carers Anywhere at your convenience via Skype or FaceTime Leonie offers a personal consultancy for parents/carers who need help managing their children’s devices. ( please note Leonie does not coach children) Parental controls on mobile devices and computers to restrict your child’s access to dangerous apps and content.… Continue Reading

New Parental Controls For Apple Mac P.C’s Catalina

New Parental Controls For Apple Mac P.C’s Catalina

Apples latest operating system “Catalina” for P.C has a new parental controls feature which carries over from the mobile “Screentime” settings introduced in Apple iOS12. The new “Screentime” feature on Catalina can be used to monitor your own computer usage or to set up the included “Sceentime” parental controls on an Apple P.C. Screentime features… Continue Reading

Someone Should Have Told Me

Someone Should Have Told Me

Book review of “Someone Should Have Told Me”, a book for parents to read and discuss with their young children, about being exposed to scary, weird stuff online by Holly-ann Martin from Safe 4 Kids. Often when I’m giving a presentation on Cyber Safety, I will recommend West Australian Child Protection Advocate Holly-ann Martin from… Continue Reading

8 Year Olds On Social Media – What Parents Should Know

8 Year Olds On Social Media – What Parents Should Know

The last few weeks as I’ve been holding Cyber Safety Seminars around some Sydney Schools, I’ve been hearing some alarming news from teachers. The increase in the uptake of adult social media apps and the subsequent behaviour on those apps has been an increasing problem. Some teachers believe that around 70% of stage 2 students… Continue Reading