Children & Parents

25 May
Is Our Internet Addiction Wrecking Family Life?

Parents complain about their children's screen use while children are increasingly unhappy about their parents' smartphone habits. Is it time we all looked at what our relationship with tech is doing to family life?...

smartphone addiction: ancient artifacts
13 May
Parenting With Screens: Making Tech Invisible at Home

My wife and I have a new rule in our household: we don’t look at our devices in front of our kids. This wasn't always the case but noticing our own smartphone habits seemed to be making the kids more keen to be glued to...

Digital detox for kids and families
22 Feb
Digital Detox for Kids: How to Help Them Unplug

Fed up with your family spending all their time on screens? Wondering what happened to meaningful conversation over dinner and having fun together? You’re not alone! 60% of UK parents think their kids spend too much time on their phone at home. But, forever banishing...

01 Feb
How To Stay Safe Online: 10 Tips for Teens

Every February, the world comes together to promote Safer Internet Day. It's an opportunity to spark a national and international conversation around safe and positive use of the internet for young people. Whether you're a parent or looking to refresh your own knowledge about staying...

Technology and childhood today
23 Nov
Children and Technology: 5 Facts You Need To Know

Think about your own childhood. Now think about that of your children or your friends' children. It's pretty different, right? It's not rocket science to recognise that technology has played a big role in this change. Today, our children are hyper-connected, digitally savvy individuals with...

How to get your teenager off their phone
07 Sep
How to get your teenager off their phone

You may have noticed, but at Time To Log Off, we love a mini series, whether that's in the form of a set of challenges, articles or collaborations. This time, we've put together a set of actionable 'how to' guides which are designed to help you...

11 Jul
Summer Unplugged Challenge 2017

At Time To Log Off, we share great insight and tips on how you can learn to unplug and reap the benefits of a better online:offline balance. One of ways we love to do this is by setting a variety of digital detox challenges. You...

How To Really Unplug On Holiday - Digital Detox
14 Jun
How To Incorporate Digital Detox Into Your Summer Holiday

We love summer at Time To Log Off. It means longer days and warmer evenings for more time spent outside! We’ve been reflecting on summer holidays and how our escapes aren’t really the ‘escapes’ from reality they once were. Hands up, who still checks their...

Should your kids have a phone?
18 May
Phone Addiction and Children: When should kids get phones?

Our lifestyles have changed drastically in the last ten years since the iPhone was released. And not always for the better. Technology has invaded all aspects of our lives, promoting an 'always-on' culture which prevents us from unplugging and disconnecting. Something that is crucial, above...

Internet, social media and phone addiction in teenagers
13 Apr
Are our teens addicted to screens?

Teenagers and Internet Addiction Teenagers today have grown up immersed in technology. They literally can't remember a time before any answer was only a click away on Google Search. They carry their world around in their pocket, sharing their day-to-day adventures on Snapchat and Instagram. They're...