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EMLINGS

App review: Emlings

I refuse to buy any games or apps online when there are so many cool ones out there for free.

The CEO at work and home

Want to have it all? Thanks to new tech tools your dream could become reality.

Phones capture moments best

OPINION: I love taking photos, especially capturing my family's life as it unfolds.

Keep your kids safe on social media

Experts share their advice on how to keep your kids safe on social media sites.

Tampon game destigmatises

HANNAH FRANCIS
Two New York school girls have created a video game that features tampons instead of weapons.

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Big idea for families

One company reckons it's time for tablets to bring families together rather than isolate them. So they've gone big.

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Child safe Google

Reports suggest Google is preparing to launch child-centric versions of some of its services.

Pinning and pooping

Sometimes the only place to quietly scroll Facebook or Pinterest is in the bathroom.

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Baby name domains

Website domain availability is apparently the new way to choose your child's name.

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Too much screen time?

Experts are warning parents not to become hypocrites when it comes to screen time.

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Teens adept at hiding online lives

Too many parents falsely believe they are the technology leaders in their family.

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Just what the teacher ordered

One dad thought he'd need to buy one laptop for his six kids to share - instead he leased four.

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The 15 photos new parents share

From the first scan photo to the baby covered in cake at their first birthday party, there are 15 photos most parents seem to share.

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Raising kids in a 'low media' home

Can you imagine a life without TV or computers? Some parents are opting for a low-tech, screen-free life for their kids.

Dumber by the day online

Countless hours spent online could be making us dumber, a new study has found.

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Keeping records

At the moment I'm in the middle of trawling through about 10,000 family photos so I can make photo books for Miss A and Miss K.

Digital classrooms

Are all these shiny iPads and laptops actually improving our children's education?

Who teaches kids net safety?

NZ teachers want parents to take more responsibility for teaching children about online safety, study shows.

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Bullied teen to meet net giant

A homeschooled Hutt teen's anti-bullying video has got the attention of Google bosses.

Playful advance in toy market

Kiwi educational games company Junior Learning is making a play in the highly competitive US toy market.

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