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Displaying items by tag: Parenting

The second in our series of articles featuring IT executives and the great advice their father gave them in life, as well as lessons they've learned from fatherhood (and have applied to their IT careers) is here, and this may yet grow to into a three-part series, but here's the next set of top tech commentary!

Published in Business IT

Earlier this year, iTWire ran articles celebrating International Women's Day and Mother's Day, celebrating female leaders and entrepreneurs, and sharing the best advice received from mums respectively, and we're doing the same for fathers and men this September and November, starting with Father's Day 2021.

Published in Business IT

Cognisant of the fact its employees are, by nature, built to change, CA Technologies has enhanced its family friendly benefits giving "all employees worldwide, male and female, a minimum of 12 weeks paid leave during the first 12 months following the birth or adoption of their child".

Published in Enterprise Staff
Saturday, 21 May 2016 07:46

Teaching your kids to drive webinar

Parenting is, of course, one of the toughest jobs.

Published in Home Tech

Finally, parents, tweens and teens are getting real to the cyber threats of online attacks, cyber bulling, risky online behaviour and more, according to Intel Security’s latest report.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 06 October 2014 13:28

Boy spends over $50,000 in one iPhone game

Apple fans are spending hundreds of dollars on new iPhones but that's nothing compared to one Belgian teen, who dropped $53,000 on in-app purchases for strategy game Game of War: Fire Age.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 29 November 2013 11:38

So you got naked online?

Teenagers are already grappling with hormones and rebellion but are now having to do so surrounded by Snapchat and Instagram, and a new range of resources are being launched by the federal government to help both students and their teachers and parents.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Qantas has apologised to the family of an eight-year-old boy who was exposed to a hardcore pornographic image on the airline's Facebook page.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 02 February 2012 16:43

Study shows smartphones dominating the playground

One in three Aussie school kids are returning to school this year with a smartphone, and almost eight in ten own a phone by the age of 13, according to new research from Telstra.'¨'¨

Published in Mobility
Monday, 22 August 2011 13:42

Aussie parents failing the tech test

Australia's parents are struggling to keep their kids safe online due to a lack of tech knowledge, according to new research.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 09 December 2010 10:27

Parents gain control with new video series

As Christmas approaches, many kids will soon be unwrapping video games from under their Christmas tree. One company has released a set of videos to ensure kids are only playing the games Santa gave them.

Published in Home Tech
Dr. Markella Rutherford conducted an analysis based on parenting articles from the 1920s to the mid-2000s. She found that children have more freedoms within the home, but less independence outside of it.

Published in Biology
Tuesday, 29 September 2009 19:24

Parenting style important to safe teen driving

A study performed by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that parenting style is very important in the driving style of teenagers. Specifically, teenagers that have their own car are twice as dangerous as teenagers that share a car with a parent.

Published in Health
A University of Massachusetts study has shown what happens to the quality and quantity of interactions between parents and young children when the television is on in the background.

Published in Health
Sunday, 12 April 2009 17:58

Married couples less happy with children

As suspected by any person married with children, but until now not detailed in a long-term study, U.S. researchers find that children increase stress on marriages. In fact, dissatisfaction plummets within the first year of the first baby!

Published in Health
Just a few days before Easter, the long weekend and many families hitting the road for a holiday, a new Telstra survey has uncovered the shocking statistic that far too many people are still using their phones while driving – and while the kids are in the car.

Published in Strategy
According to an Australian-led study, children of older fathers do not perform as well on intelligence tests as children of younger dads. However, these same children had higher scores on IQ tests when they had older aged mothers, when compared to younger ones.

Published in Biology
Saturday, 06 September 2008 23:17

Men marry Mom-lookalike, women do same with Dad-twin

A Hungarian study finds that men usually select a life partner who looks like their mother, and women commonly pick a mate that looks like their father.

Published in Biology
According to a new poll, parents are more concerned about their kids being exposed to video games than they are them either swigging back a beer or watching a porno flick. If that wasn't surprising enough, it seems that sex in games is a bigger parental turn off than virtual violence...

Published in Entertainment




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