Is your Xmas present safe and appropriate?
The festive season is starting to pick up steam as we head towards Black Friday and Cyber Monday. With tech being the order of the day, we need to make sure we know what we are buying before clicking that button.
21st November 2017
Parenting in a digital age: Parenting through technology
More and more parents are looking to technology to keep their children safe online, but at what cost?
18th August 2017
How to talk to young people about extremism online
Advice from the Professionals Online Safety Helpline (POSH) to help professionals talk to young people about extremism online.
5th June 2017
Parenting in a digital age: Privacy and parents - the digital disconnect
What are young people's expectations around their online privacy and how does this compare with parents own expectations?
10th April 2017
Parenting in a digital age: My technological toddler
Today’s toddlers are growing up surrounded by technology. It's easy to feel left behind but our role as parents is as crucial as ever.
28th March 2017
Parenting in a digital age: Is removing access a solution?
Restricting young people’s online access in the home can be a real bone of contention. In a world where they have technology at their fingertips, is it realistic to set a deadline on when to switch off?
21st March 2017
Parenting in a digital age: 5 tips to keeping your child active
Exercise levels in children are in decline as screen time rises. Here are 5 tips to making sure yours are getting the balance right
17th March 2017
Is VR the next big mainstream technology?
Television companies and content producers have all but given up on 3D, they are now coming back with the next big thing – VR. But what are the issues, and what effect will it have on you and your children?
3rd March 2017
Parenting in a Digital Age: What are the benefits for my child of using technology?
With the advent of the Internet and mobile devices, computing has become so accessible, even a toddler can do it. But what benefit is this technology bringing? Or are we rotting their brains every time we hand them the tablet?
3rd March 2017
Parenting in a digital age: it’s good to talk
You don’t need to be an expert on the internet. If you want to know what your child is doing online, the best thing you can do is talk to them about it.
27th February 2017
Parenting in a digital age: Managing screen time
As a parent I know that technology can be the cause of much stress in the family, but it can be the source of wonder and delight too. So, how do we avoid the battles and enjoy the very best of what tech can offer?
22nd February 2017
Parenting in a digital age: Body image and your child
This blog is the first in our ‘Beginner’s guide to digital parenting’ series, aimed at addressing parents’ concerns about young people and technology
2nd February 2017
6 tips to keep young people safe on Social Media
It’s important that young people take care when chatting online, but equally the message needs to reflect society’s trends.
17th January 2017
Top Tech Gifts for Kids this Xmas
With so many gifts to choose from, what tech gift is best? We asked our own sons and daughters what sort of tech gift they would like for Xmas, and hope that they don’t read this article to see what we have chosen for them!!
16th November 2016
I want a Smartphone for Xmas
If there is any must have tech device the kids are going to want in 2016, it has to be the swiss army knife of technology, the humble Smartphone. Here is our guide.
15th November 2016
Top Tips for Schools Engaging Parents through Social Media
schools everywhere are embracing the use of social media to share key information with their children's families. As for parents and schools, we need to prepare for the worst and have robust systems in place to help unpick any peculiar curve balls thrown your ways...
23rd September 2016