Tag: technology

Online games for children

It’s a fact of life that children are exposed to technology at an early age these days. But it’s not always a bad thing – there are lots of safe sites where children can play stimulating and educational online games.     Boomerang Home to many favourite children’s cartoons, the Boomerang website offers lots of […]

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Parenting in a digital world

Technology is all around us, in every walk of life, and continues to advance at speed. For parents, this can be challenging and often overwhelming. Worrying comes naturally to parents, and the potential dangers of the digital age can be frightening. While we hear a lot of the negative aspects of technology, it also has […]

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Check out the AfterCam video capture app: Saves the Moment. And Your Phone Memory.

As a mum, I’m become somewhat of a self-styled (i.e. totally amateur) videographer, documenting – or attempting to – every possible momentous happening in my toddler’s thus far spectacular time on the planet. The result is approximately three years’ worth of footage of, mostly, nothing.  Absolute non-events. Because, 9 times outta ten, it takes FOREVER for your kid to […]

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Crayola Turns Old Felt-Tips into Fuel. (For Real!)

In an age where resources are precious and waste proliferates, teaching children about the value of recycling is just as important a lesson as any other. While most old toys are easily upcycled, passed along to siblings, or donated to charity, there are some playthings that, once used up, have nowhere to go — except […]

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