Tag Archives: ESafety

“The New Teen Age” Digital Families Podcast

“The New Teen Age” Digital Families Podcast

My guest on this weeks Digital Families Podcast  is Jo Lamble clinical Psychologist and co Author of the book “The New Teen Age” how to parent teens to become healthy happy adults. Jo Lamble and Dr Ginni Mansberg co Authored this book for parents which has just been published. Jo Lamble is a Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing for over 25 years.

Together with Sue Morris, Jo has published four books: Motherhood: Making it work for you; Side by Side: How to think differently about your relationship; Online and Personal: The reality of Internet relationships; and The Partner test: How well are the two of you suited? Jo has also published Answers to Everyday Questions about Relationships and Detox your Relationship.

Jo Lamble
Jo Lamble co-Author of “The NEW Teen Age”

About “The New Teen Age”

“Finally parenting advice that talks both to the physical and the psychological issues at play in the teenage years specifically designed for parents step-parents and carers who are confused and bemused by the conflicting advice on the best way to raise a happy healthy teenager.”

The book features many well known parent experts and health professionals including a few quotes from myself in regards to online safety. It discusses Teens and Sleep, Teen health, Puberty, Teens and social media, and so much more. 

In todays podcast Jo Lamble and I focus on Teens and their sleep, their digital device use, tracking our teens via tracking apps and devices…Yes or No? We talk about sleep overs and the tricky conversations around confiscating phones at sleep overs, how to do it kindly and with safety.

I really loved this book. Jo and Ginni’s practical down to earth non alarmist approach is refreshing and non parent blaming. Acknowledging that they have also had their fair share of teen mishaps as have I! We had a great time chatting about teens and our experiences I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

Where To Buy The Book?

Book Cover for The New Teen Age
The New Teen Age

You can find this book at all the usual book stores or order from Booktopia

Listen Here!

 

Watch Here!


Subscribe Here:

Get an email when I publish my latest blog post! Don't Miss Out!
Telethon Kids and the Beacon App with Bec Nguyen

Telethon Kids and the Beacon App with Bec Nguyen

My guest today is Bec Nguyen from “Telethon Kids Institute” Project Manager of the “Beacon App” a cyber safety educational app designed to keep parents and carers up to date with trusted, tailored information, to help keep their kids safe online. Bec Nguyen is a Digital Project Manager with the Health Promotion and Education Research team,… Continue Reading

Melinda Tankard Reist – Author – The Collective Shout

Melinda Tankard Reist – Author – The Collective Shout

My guest today is Melinda Tankard Reist, Melinda is an author, speaker, media commentator, and advocate for young people. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, harms of pornography, sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women.  Melinda is author/editor of six books including Getting Real: Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls and Big… Continue Reading

Generation Alpha, What Does Their Future Hold?

Generation Alpha, What Does Their Future Hold?

In this podcast I chat with Mark McCrindle who is a social researcher and futurist. He is internationally recognised as a leader in tracking emerging issues and researching social trends. He coined the term ‘Generation Alpha’ children born after 2010 who are now 10 years of age and younger. Mark McCrindle is an award- winning social researcher. We talk about how screens are effecting this generations maturity, and what sort of jobs and lifestyle this generation can look forward to. We also discuss the positive future these children may have with emerging technology. Find more information about Generation Alpha and the Book Here: Continue Reading

The “Ten-Ager” with Author Madonna King – Digital Family Podcast

The “Ten-Ager” with Author Madonna King – Digital Family Podcast

Madonna King is one of Australia’s most accomplished journalists, having won awards for her ABC Mornings current affairs program. She writes across Fairfax, Crikey and The New Daily, and is the author of ten books, including the bestselling Being 14 (ABIA shortlisted for non-fiction book of the year), Fathers and Daughters and now Ten-ager. Madonna… Continue Reading

A Girls & Boys Guide To Puberty Digital Families Podcast with Michelle Mitchell

A Girls & Boys Guide To Puberty Digital Families Podcast with Michelle Mitchell

My guest today is someone I’ve had on Digital Families twice before. Michelle has such an amazing insight into parenting, that I’m constantly recommending her to parents who need good straight talking advice about their children’s issues.  Michelle Mitchell an author, speaker and advocate for families and parenting teenagers. She is the author of 2… Continue Reading

“Among Us” Game New Restrictions For Safety

“Among Us” Game New Restrictions For Safety

“Among Us” 9yrs+ the popular Cludo like online murder game has been having some issues for younger players with chat on the public games it hosts. The chat has been littered with abuse and sexual harassment. The “iinersloth” the developers of Among Us have recently introduced a new chat filter called “Quick Chat Only” to limit… Continue Reading

How To Resolve Family Disagreements Around Digital Devices

How To Resolve Family Disagreements Around Digital Devices

My guest today is Fred Bretthauer. Fred is a senior Family Dispute Mediator with Catholic Care and a committee member of the Family Law Pathways Network in Sydney. He has been resolving family separation disputes for over 10 years, he also runs education seminars for parents who are experiencing ongoing conflict. Family disputes involving the… Continue Reading

Smart Toys & Speakers. Privacy risk or great Christmas Gift idea?

Smart Toys & Speakers. Privacy risk or great Christmas Gift idea?

On this weeks “Digital Families” Podcast with Leonie Smith. How Safe Are They? Smart Watches, Talking Internet Connected Dolls, Mobile Devices and Smart Speakers? With Christmas almost upon us, and the last days of shopping for presents looming, many parents and grandparents may be considering a tech toy for the little one for Christmas this… Continue Reading