Kids Online

Why We Must Teach Digital Natives How to Be Alone

Michael Harris | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Living
Michael Harris

I believe the most crucial thing we need to teach digital natives is how to be alone. Every communication technology -- from papyrus to the printing press to Pinterest -- brought us great gifts; they also led us away from earlier frames of mind. And, in the case of the Internet and smartphones, that may leave us with impoverished interior lives.

Your Kid Deals With Way More Racism Than You Realize

CP | Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - More than one in three Canadian kids said they read racist or sexist content online on a daily or weekly basis, according to a new study.But...

Are Your Kids Safe Online? Tips for Protecting Tots in Cyberspace

Sharon Vinderine | Posted 03.22.2013 | Canada Living
Sharon Vinderine

As busy as we are, we would never leave our toddlers alone in a park. We shouldn't leave our kids on the Internet alone either. Luckily there are many ways to make online time safe for our children.

Savvy Internet Safety Tips for Kids

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.04.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

There may be a screen between your family and the online world, but that doesn't mean everyone is protected. When it comes to the web, there are online screen names, cell phone use and GPS to consider. Make sure the kids are safe and secure online with these Internet Safety Tips.