Big Kids: The War On Screens

This Glorious Mess

Big Kids: The War On Screens

Welcome to This Glorious Mess Big Kids. A twice-weekly look at parenting as it really is. Confusing, exhausting, inspiring, funny, and full of surprises. So many surprises.

"My friends keep telling me how addictive gaming is for teens and that I should get them off the games now! .... Should I? And if I should, how the hell would I?"

During the week, we received this listener dilemma and so for today's episode, we took it to an expert, Jocelyn Brewer, Mother, teacher, writer and psychologist with a specialisation in cyberpsychology. Jocelyn speaks to the balance between green time and screen time, when its time to get off the games and how to rationalise gaming in a world of worried gaming rhetoric. 


Hosts: Holly Wainwright & Andrew Daddo

Guest: Jocelyn Brewer

Producer: Mikayla Floriano and Emmeline Peterson


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