Social Media


Online safety

With the rise of smartphones, tablets and other devices plus online gaming and interactive TV, helping children be safe online is an issue that most parents now have to consider, as well as the dilemma of how much screen time they should be allowed This can be tricky if you [...]Read more

Are your kids living in the real world?

You must have heard about ‘fake news’.  Social media is an excellent rumour machine that frequently reports on fictional situations and shares inaccurate facts.  But how good are your kids at spotting what’s the real thing and what is fake news? Given all the issues that have [...]Read more

Mobile phones and your child

When we speak about keeping your child safe it’s usually followed by online.  But, keeping them safe covers far more than just online safety, particularly when it comes to smart phones. WhatsApp WhatsApp can seem like a great and free way for your child to communicate with their [...]Read more

“Who’s your friend?”

In primary school, getting to know your child’s friends and their parents is easy. Most children will stay with their class the whole way through and you’ll form friendships with the mums in the playground, on school trips and through the endless birthday parties and school [...]Read more

Keeping Facebook safe for parents

As parents we’re constantly being told we need to monitor our children’s movements online, their social channels, who they’re talking to and to watch for bullying.  But, as parents, there’s no one doing the same for us? How do we know what we shouldn’t be doing online?  We’ve put [...]Read more

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