Helping kids thrive in our digital world
by Tracy Carter

KIDS THESE DAYS! They can build an entire village in Minecraft, set up a whole new Netflix profile, and rattle off a list of their favourite YouTubers. But ask them to mow the lawns, make a phone-appointment, or unload the dishwasher, and suddenly, they’ve no idea where to start!

Raising this new generation of tech-savvy kids is full of challenges for parents – who are often left scratching their heads or tearing their hair out! We turned to tech expert and author Dr Devorah Heitner, whose book – Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World – promises to ease our confusion and misery – and ease the confusion and misery our kids often feel over their tech-use as well.

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