The last two years have certainly seen some changes when it comes to our attitude and reliance on technology. For many of us, both adults and children, it has been our lifeline for work, school, social interactions, and more. At Zeeko, we were curious what effect this might be having on young people. Are young […]
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Helping Kids Manage Their Screentime!
Managing screentime can be a real challenge, particularly at a time when we are being asked to spend more time at home. Our blog this week offers some tips on helping kids to create a balance when it comes to screens. The reality is that in this digital age screens are everywhere. Children could potentially […]
Make 2020 the Year Online Safety is your Priority!
It’s a new year and a time when there’s lots of talk about resolutions and changing or breaking habits. Here are some easy to follow tips for helping to make staying safe online a year-round resolution! Start and keep the conversation going: Talk to your child as much as possible about how important it […]
Managing the Storm that is Screentime!
As storm Lorenzo tracks towards Ireland, our blog this week looks at ways to tackle the ever-popular topic of screentime. The cause of stormy waters in many homes around the County! The reality is that in this digital age screens are everywhere. Children could potentially be spending time looking at a screen from the time […]
Keeping Kids Safe Online this Summer!
School is officially out for summer in just a few days! Here’s hoping that long sunny days lie ahead. No matter what you can be sure that technology will play a part in everyone’s summer. So, here are some tips for what you can do to ensure that your child stays safe over the […]
Screentime: The Research Proves it’s All About Balance!
It’s likely you have seen coverage in the media in the last few days about a new angle on the management of screentime. It’s certainly one of the biggest challenges facing parents, how to manage their kids use of screens. It’s a question we are asked regularly when we meet parents at our […]
Spending some time Unplugged this Festive Season!
The festive season can be a demanding time and one where families can be literally snowed under by the amount of technology that suddenly surrounds them! It really is important to spend some time unplugged over the festive season! Here are some tips to help you create a balance and spend some time unplugged […]
Managing Screentime over Chirstmas!
Over the Christmas holidays it is likely that your family will be spending more time than usual on screens particularly if digital devises have been given as gifts! It’s a good idea to bear the following advice in mind, from The American Academy of Paediatrics, who in late 2016 released updated guidelines on screentime. […]
Helping Children Manage Screentime and Technology
With the most recent findings of the Growing Up in Ireland Study showing that nearly a quarter of nine-year old’s have an online profile and that the time spent on screens is significantly impacting levels of exercise among kids, our blog this week offers tips on managing screentime and creating a balance in the use […]
Zeeko Tips for Managing Screentime!
Screens, it seems like they are everywhere and managing their use, in particular by kids, can certainly be a challenge! Here are some tips from our team at Zeeko for managing screentime: Be a good role model: If your child sees you constantly using digital devices and looking at screens, it’s likely they will […]