Are all these shiny iPads and laptops actually improving our children's education?
Experts are warning parents not to become hypocrites when it comes to screen time.
Too many parents falsely believe they are the technology leaders in their family.
One dad thought he'd need to buy one laptop for his six kids to share - instead he leased four.
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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Can you imagine a life without TV or computers? Some parents are opting for a low-tech, screen-free life for their kids.
Countless hours spent online could be making us dumber, a new study has found.
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.
NZ teachers want parents to take more responsibility for teaching children about online safety, study shows.
A homeschooled Hutt teen's anti-bullying video has got the attention of Google bosses.
Kiwi educational games company Junior Learning is making a play in the highly competitive US toy market.
One mother never thought an innocent snap could be considered 'explicit' material on social media.
Friending your child on Facebook means you can keep an eye on them - but it also gives them access to your online world.
Fitzgerald Swanson is barely 6 months old, yet he has his own private Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Girls keen on technology can get a major boost towards their careers by studying alongside other girls.
Suddenly, we are all acutely aware of how exposed our data is to the prying eyes of spies and hackers alike.
New Zealanders are more likely to snoop on their partners' browser history than to monitor their kids.
Teenagers, as young as 15, are using a popular smartphone app to arrange casual sexual encounters.
As app developers and gadget makers compete to corner the youth market, there's debate over the promises and pitfalls of being connected so young.
CEO of Australian animation company wants to teach children that movie downloading is akin to shoplifting.
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