For those supporting kids who have sent a nude. I have found that teenagers don’t always recover well from mistakes without caring adults in their lives. It’s too easy for them to dig a hole that is so deep it becomes impossible for them to get out of. Shame replaces
The decisions we make while parenting a tween or teen can be tough, and we all have moments where we second guess ourselves. We might worry if we are making the ‘right decision’ especially when it comes to hot-button topics like technology, boyfriends and girlfriends, sleepovers and parties. What is
In this video I want to share three stay-connected strategies that parents can lean on when common interests are missing. But before we get started, I want you to step into your teenager’s shoes for a moment. It is possible that your teenager doesn’t feel bothered by your differences in
Brett Lee founded internet safe education in 2008 and has been working tirelessly in schools to educate parents and students about technology. In this interview Brett share his five step framework for keeping kids safe online. RECOMMENDED READING: For parents of tweens who are wanting to set up social media
You never know what is around the corner in life, and what demands your big shoulders will need to carry. But one thing you can count on – those tweens and teens will always look to you to lead the way. The nature of parenting is that everything goes better
Michelle Mitchell is the expert on all things Tweens and Teens. Her talks pack out conferences, schools and she’s always on Media platforms giving advice to parents about how to manage the challenging teen years. Michelle is also all over social media handing out compassionate and practical advice. In this
I grew up in a ministers home. Many, many people processed their grief at my parent’s kitchen table. It was real and raw, and represented all the things we need right to give each other right now. I want to ask you a few questions – Where is your kitchen
Susan McLean Susan McLean is Australia’s foremost expert in the area of cyber safety and was a member of Victoria Police for 27 years. Widely known as the ‘cyber cop’ she was the first Victoria Police Officer appointed to a position involving cyber safety and young people. There is no better
Dr Kristy Goodwin is a researcher, educator and big ambassador of digital wellbeing for both adults and young people. In this interview Kristy and I talk about the questions that we all have about technology at this time. She shares her practical, thoughtful wisdom about how to use technology to
The feeling of packing your bags up and heading home is always bittersweet, especially if it wasn’t in the original plan. Sometimes we head home because we have failed, or the journey has become too tough. Sometimes we head home because we feel disillusioned or lost. Sometimes we head
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