Category Archives: Games

Moshi Monster Menace?

Are Moshi Monsters dangerous?  No, they are cute, fun little critters but parents must ensure the cyber safety of their children if they play these games at home.  It is essential that parents have criticial conversations with their tots and tweens if they are allowing them to … Continue reading

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My Teen Son is Addicted to Video Games – Is Yours?

I’ve heard oodles about cybersafety and cyberbullying, what about cyber addiction! My once happy teenage son, kicked a footy around, skateboarded up and down the drive, did his homework and even said ‘Hi Mum’ when he came home from school. Now my 14 … Continue reading

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Google your child, take back control, join Facebook!

A recent study by Consumer Reports in June found that there are over seven million children under the age of 13 on Facebook. Is one of these yours? One of the first things you can do is to Google your … Continue reading

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Principal’s Warning over Moshi Monsters Internet Craze

School Principals in the UK have been alerted after an adult, pretending to be an eight-year-old boy, made inappropriate comments to a child after befriending them on the latest internet craze called Moshi Monsters. Steve McDonnell, Head at Hart Primary School, became aware … Continue reading

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My 13 year old son wants Call of Duty- Black Ops….

you decide… This installment of the Call of Duty franchise is set during the cold war era, and offers the player a glimpse into this tense and frightening time. I do appreciate new material in video games (there are plenty … Continue reading

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Ivanhoe Grammar School Principal, Rod Fraser supports introduction of R18+ rating for video games

Ivanhoe Grammar School Principal, Mr Rod Fraser has expressed his support for the introduction of an R18+ rating for video games. “The introduction of an R18+ rating would allow parents to make a better informed decision on which games they … Continue reading

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Call of Duty: Black Ops

The latest release in the popular ‘COD’ games series has broken all games records since its release on 9 November 2010. Call of Duty: Black Ops raked in over $US360 million in the first 24 hours and will continue to … Continue reading

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