9 Stories About #DigitalParenting 06/08/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to 'Raising Children in a Digital Age' in the news: Autistic Children feel comfortable interacting Socially with their Peers through Tablets like Transformer Pad Infinity: Many children with special needs are finding themselves quite comfortable with this growing table technology. They are more and more interested in social interactions as they feel that they are not threatened with those interactions anymore. They feel highly comfortable with tablets as…

8 Stories About #DigitalParenting 02/08/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to 'Raising Children in a Digital Age' in the news: Camp digital detox: ‘My daughters recoiled in shock when they were told their devices were banned,’ writes Gillian Tett Dolling Up for High-Tech Child's Play: Dolls capture the imagination and invite fantasy, and new technologies are bringing them into the modern era. In order to appeal to a new generation of doll lovers, the toy industry must rethink its…

6 Stories About #DigitalParenting 24/07/13

Keeping track of a number of stories relating to 'Raising Children in a Digital Age' in the news: BYU Study Finds Digital Link to Kids Strengthens Bond for Parents: The study has found that the most connected of parents, who use social media such as Twitter and Instagram, are closer to their kids in real life. According to the study, those kids are less likely to be depressed, disconnected, and despondent when it comes to interacting…

The New Porn Laws?

An extract from a draft of my book, in relation to all the content in the press re David Cameron and the new 'porn laws' (and see this excellent piece from @Crimperman) The media has focused heavily upon the ‘dangers of porn’ online for children, to the extent that many parents feel entirely disempowered to do anything about it. Sonia Livingstone undertook a content analysis of newspapers across the countries surveyed for EU Online in…
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