Why Your New Baby is At Risk from VOCs and What To Do

What are VOCs? VOCs (Short for Volatile Organic Compounds) refers to chemical substances that are commonly found in indoor air. They can be emitted through a process known as off-gassing from many common household items and consumer products including processed wood, carpet fabric, sofa materials, cleaning products, freshly painted walls, new cushions, and mattresses. VOCs are …

Tips on How to Find a Good Childcare Centre

When choosing a childcare centre, you want to ensure that your child is going to be happy, safe, healthy, and mentally stimulated throughout the day. This means that the centre you select should be welcoming, friendly, and clean, and the people who work there should be dedicated to protecting children and helping them to develop. …

Cybermums Cybersafety Education and Training

Our children live in an age of unprecedented digital connection.  They sms, mms, tweet, post, like, digg all aspects of their life and their thoughts.  They are sharers and keep in touch with their friends almost instantaneously via their mobile devices and computers. All their communications and information is going online, not just in their sms …

7 Top Tips for Responsibly Sharing Your Photos Online

At Cybermums we encourage open discussion with our children regarding their use of the internet and access to online and mobile apps.  Following these 7 simple tips for responsible photo sharing can save a lot of heart ache and damage if a photo is shared in haste or without consideration. Control your Privacy It is …

ICT in Schools

I think I saw the pot at the end of the rainbow this week.  It was amazing, colourful and all the kids were smiling, it had to be paradise! Not only am I the Cybermum, presenting cybersafety incursions to students and cybersafety seminars and workshops for parents, I am also a member of my schools …

Parent Media Technology Survey

Cybermums wants your input into what topics are important to you with regard to your childs online education. Complete our Parent Media & Technology survey to tell us what you think about social media and how you engage your child and regulate their media use.