Poll shows social media is the least trusted platform for children, meeting strangers is number one concern for parents

Apr 23 2021

Social media is the least trusted platform for children according to 55 per cent of respondents to an online poll about cyber parenting run by Menlo Security, a leader in cloud security. This was closely followed by gaming sites (19 per cent), video share websites (17 per cent) and streaming TV series (8 per cent).

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How to ditch the diet talk around your children

Apr 16 2021

Diet culture is everywhere. It steers what we eat, what we wear, how we exercise and why we exercise. It fills conversations with friends and family, filters through our social media streams and has been drip fed to us ever since we were little. It also influences how we talk about food to our kids.

As parents, we play a vital role in modelling behaviour that helps our children grow up to be happy, healthy humans and so how we talk about food, bodies and weight has a powerful – and long lasting – influence.

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You’re never too busy to eat well: 7 Healthy swaps to consider

Apr 15 2021

In this modern world, sometimes you can feel overwhelmed when it comes to your life. Even the simplest little daily things can take a toll, such as making food.

However, there is no excuse for eating junk food and unhealthy fast food. Usually, we order these foods as we want a pick me up, but these days it’s easier than ever to make quick meals that are arguably just as good.

That’s not to say you should completely cut out your favourite meals. On the contrary, you can swap out parts of your top dishes with healthier alternatives, helping you keep the same enjoyable taste, just with food that will be digested better for your body.

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