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Is a Digital Assistant a Good Idea?

Is a Digital Assistant a Good Idea?

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin Are you considering adding a digital assistant to your home? As many retailers begin to reduce the prices on tech and digital devices in advance of Black Friday, we look at the role of digital assistants and how best to keep your child safe. Digital assistants are a growing part of everyday […]

The Role Parents Play in Keeping Kids Safe Online.

The Role Parents Play in Keeping Kids Safe Online.

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin This week there has been lots of conversations nationally about the importance of kids staying safe online and the role of parents in helping to protect them. Here we offer advice on the absolute importance of having regular conversations with your children about the power of the internet. Open Communication is the […]

Young Children and Tablets: Educational Apps that can Foster...

Young Children and Tablets: Educational Apps that can Foster Cognitive Development

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  Our blog this week is written by guest blogger Dr. Marina Everri who is the Head of Research with Zeeko.  There is no doubt that screen devices such as smartphones and tablets are extremely attractive for the small hands and growing brains of young children: touchscreen function, animations, bright colours, sounds, all […]

Live Streaming: How to Keep your Child Safe

Live Streaming: How to Keep your Child Safe

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin We live in an age where some people record and stream almost every element of their lives. The term vlogging ,which is essentially videoing your every day life is becoming increasingly popular among those in their late teens and early 20’s. Being exposed to the live element of the online world can […]

The Importance of Explaining Digital Footprint to your Child

The Importance of Explaining Digital Footprint to your Child

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin As World Mental Health Day was marked earlier this week our blog focuses on the importance of teaching kids about the long-term implications of their digital footprint for every aspect of their health and in particular their mental health. If you asked a group of adults what they understand by the term […]

Managing the Storm that is Screentime!

Managing the Storm that is Screentime!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin 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 […]

Keeping Kids Safe Online: Our Advice to Parents

Keeping Kids Safe Online: Our Advice to Parents

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin We are often asked what advice we would offer to parents when it comes to talking to their kids about staying safe online. Well, our blog this week offers the insights we have gleaned from our work, on helping kids to stay safe online. The first thing we tell children and teens […]

Think Twice Before you Post Online: The Zeeko T-Shirt Rule!

Think Twice Before you Post Online: The Zeeko T-Shirt Rule!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin It may be the time of year when we  start packing away the t-shirts for another year. However, the t-shirt rule when it comes to the sharing of content online is one your child should always be aware of regardless of the season!   When we visit schools all over Ireland to talk […]

Teaching Kids to be Smart when it comes to Social Networking

Teaching Kids to be Smart when it comes to Social Networking

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin Is your child spending time on apps like Snapchat, YouTube and Instagram?  If your child is active on any of these platforms, then they are engaged in what is termed social networking. Many kids now embrace social media and technology, often, as their primary means of communication and entertainment. So, what can […]

Creating a Digital Contract: The Time is Now!

Creating a Digital Contract: The Time is Now!

Follow US :FacebookTwitterLinkedin  As we all settle into new routines at the start of a new school year it is a great time of the year to consider creating a digital contract with your kids. It will help everyone to consider their use of tech, which is something which can get overlooked at such a […]