Cyberbullying

April 25, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

Some methods and tactics being used online: Cyberbullying: Under-the-Radar Tactics Kids Use to Be Mean

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Parenting and modern tech

April 24, 2017  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

A new app alerts parents if their teens are sexting: http://www.newstalk.com/Smartphone-app-alerts-parents-if-their-child-is-sexting- Thirty-six percent of children between 11 and 18 have asked their parents to stop checking their mobile devices according to a survey carried out by nonprofit Digital Awareness UK and the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, a professional association for teachers. Of those children, 46 percent […]

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Caregiver Burnout – Why Carers Need To Take Time Out

April 24, 2017  |   For parents of children,For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

This is a guest article by Helen Porter, a freelance writer with experience working in the healthcare sector:   Caregiver Burnout – Why Carers Need To Take Time Out Let’s take a moment to talk about the parents of troubled teens. Parents in these situations have a huge burden on them. Not only must they […]

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Pets

April 08, 2017  |   For parents of children   |   Click on title to comment!

According to a new study, infants that live with dogs are less likely to develop allergies and obesity later in life: http://www.sciencealert.com/having-a-pet-in-the-family-could-help-prevent-obesity-and-allergies-in-children?utm_source=ScienceAlert+-+Daily+Email+Updates&utm_campaign=4a1eff2764-MAILCHIMP_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe5632fb09-4a1eff2764-365490661  

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To snoop or not to snoop….

April 07, 2017  |   For parents of teenagers   |   Click on title to comment!

A recent article from the New York Times explores the current research on the pros and cons of snooping on your teen’s online activity:  

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