NO GO Zones

NO GO Zones

Screen ‘no-go’ Zones With all the extra screen time that became the norm during lock down, are you feeling like good old-fashioned family time is a rare commodity these days? Does it seem like everyone is always huddled off somewhere, whisked away into the...
Educate AND Entertain!

Educate AND Entertain!

Following on from our blog on choosing fun AND functional screen time options, we were asked for some great suggestions that combine the two. We’ve cast around, and come up with some amazing options, depending on the interests of your kiddos. Check these out!...
Are you on Auto Play?

Are you on Auto Play?

Autoplay or autoplayed? Ask almost anyone and they will tell you that, for the most part, they make their own choices. In fact, our ability to make decisions about our own lives, is a foundation of what it means to be free. We take pride that each day we make choices...
Tripping and Touring online

Tripping and Touring online

Did you feel like the FOMO that was induced by our lock down, triggered an overwhelming need to visit places that hitherto were not on your bucket list? For our family, the grocery store trip became a hot and much contested ticket! Turns out that travelling might well...
Virtual nature watch

Virtual nature watch

The one really good thing that lock down brought us, was the chance to think about innovative ways to keep our kids busy and entertained. Even though travel opportunities have been limited, it turns out that the beach and bush have never been nearer! Webcams are a...
The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma : How do we help our kids break out of The Matrix while we are in it? I watched ‘The Social Dilemma’ on Netflix over the weekend, and after my own TEDx talk on hyper-stimulating digital media from over 2 years ago, I feel like I finally...