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Empowering parents, students and teachers with informative, relevant and engaging presentations to face the challenges of a digital world

Welcome to The Modern Parent

I'm Martine Oglethorpe and I can help you understand your child’s world for better family connections and safe, responsible and savvy kids. I also help schools provide for their students and teachers the best information, understanding and strategies to ensure kids are getting the very best that the technology has to offer,  whilst helping them face the challenges and avoid the pitfalls of a digital world. 

Find out moreabout Martine Oglethorpe
and what The Modern Parent can do to help at your school for
presentations on a range of topics to help raise smart
and savvy digital kids.

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How can I help?



Information is aimed at parents of children of all ages, from pre-school to teens.
Parenting and technology is an ever changing issue that needs
attention and recognition.

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Providing students with information
about their digital habits and how
it can compromise their physical,
social-emotional health
and attention spans.

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My presentations will offer a
comprehensive but relevant overview
of what our children are facing right
now and can be tailored to
specific needs of a group.

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Our latest articles on Parenting, Online Behaviour,
Apps & Reviews, Digital Trends and Online Safety

Childhood Anxiety- What’s Normal?

Anxiety can be a normal part of human functioning and something that we all experience to some degree. As a parent with an overly anxious child however, this can be extremely heartbreaking to watch, not to mention frustrating and downright annoying, particularly when it interferes with everyday routines or planned activities. The child that wont […]

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Helping Kids with Friendships- From Toddlers to Teens

“Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.” — Baltasar Gracian (1647) Friendships are some of the most important relationships we have throughout our lives. How we find them, make them, keep them and interact with them can be all of rewarding, fulfilling, challenging and sometimes even heartbreaking. Our friendship groups change as […]

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  Could you do with the occasional reminder of all the great things that you have in life?  Are there times when it seems that nothing is going right and that everything is against you?  Or is it simply the case that there is nothing new, motivating or exciting  going on?  Or…..are you like me and always liked the idea of keeping a […]

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