Safer Internet Day – Online safety tips for families

Feb 11 2014

Today is Safer Internet Day and is an opportunity for parents to reflect on the changes that are affecting the way we live with technologies and the growing dangers attached to that. The Internet touches our lives every day: we email to stay connected, share photos and videos, pay bills, and shop online, but sometimes these very experiences put us at risk. From toddlers playing with tablets to tweens on social networks – the generational gap of internet knowledge and access between older siblings and younger children is huge – let alone the parents trying to make sense of it all.

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YOU DON’T HAVE TO STOP ARGUING, JUST ‘DO IT BETTER’, RELATIONSHIP EXPERTS SAY

Jan 28 2014

Interesting new research suggests that arguing doesn’t have to mean that children suffer if couples take action to ‘argue better’.

Conflict and feuds are a normal part of being in a relationship and research shows that family relationship patterns can be passed on from one generation to the next, so it’s important to be aware of ways to ensure they are less harmful.

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Childhood friendships across ethnicities have positive psychological effects

Jan 11 2014

I have always believed in multiracial and multicultural friendships and always will. But this has now being scientifically proven in a University study. Having friends from different ethnic backgrounds can have beneficial psychological effects, according to research from Goldsmiths, University of London.

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