Child Internet Safety – Free resources checklist for parents

Jul 06 2015
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The Child Internet safety summit this year in London was extremely resourceful for parents and teachers alike looking for solutions to their concerns on e-safety. The overall message was perfectly summarised by AVG® Technologies new #SmartUser project’s tagline ‘If you wouldn’t do it in real life, then don’t do it online’.

In this post we cover the results of a new online survey that highlights a worrying underestimation of online dangers by parents, as they are too quick to shift the blame for children encountering dangers online onto others, rather than shoulder it themselves. We have also put together a list of free resources available to parents interested in learning more about child internet safety.

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ASK DR MIRIAM STOPPARD – Our Agony Aunt solves parents’ dilemmas

Jun 03 2015
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Qualified doctor and UK’s most trusted parenting expert Dr Miriam Stoppard tackles your problems.

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How parents can boost confidence in children

May 26 2015
Confident kids

Often, when we as parents are discussing how to improve students’ performance and better their interpersonal skills, the subject of “confidence” is raised.

But what exactly is confidence? And is it something that can be developed over time, or is it a finite personality trait that we either possess, or we don’t? The answer may surprise you, but confidence is something that can be developed and fostered over time.

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