Sara Gethin, author of Not Thomas, discusses what schools look out for when considering child neglect and what a concerned parent can do.
The mother/daughter relationship can be one of the closest and life-enhancing in our lives. Sadly it can can also result in hurt and estrangement. Conflict counsellor and author, Angelena Boden, gives some tips on how to effect a reconciliation.
International anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label is launching a new campaign called #TalkToYourBoys. The campaign aims to encourage young males to discuss their feelings or issues they are experiencing with parents or peers and will highlight how effective communication can be in helping boys navigate issues of bullying, poor self-esteem and mental health issues.
According to a new survey of parents carried out for the NSPCC, 53 per cent of parents were unaware that social media sites like Facebook require users to be over the age of 13. And shockingly one in five parents thought there were no age requirements at all. The NSPCC and O2’s Net Aware guide offers advice to parents about social media.
Allison Vale and Victoria Ralfs, authors of How To Raise A Feminist, give some advice on raising feminist boys.
According to a recent survey of over 2,000 British parents "a third tell their children every day that they love them, five per cent never say it to their children." Anne Coates looks at the ways children know they are loved.
Author Ela Lourenco gives a personal account of living with a daughter who is dyslexic and gives her top tips that helped them.
The Clangers for kindness campaign encourages everyone so spread kindness every day – just like the Clangers in their little blue planet. Here are the Clangers top ten kindness tips to practice with your children.
New research from the National Literacy Trust reveals a sharp decline in how often children aged eight to 18 are writing outside school and how much they enjoy writing. Here are some tips produced by the Trust to encourage your child’s writing.
The latest Barbie film soon to be released on DVD – Barbie Star Light Adventure – promotes the idea of female scientists. Science is cool for girls and here astrophysicist Dr Sarah Hutton gives her top tips on how to get our daughters into science.
The long summer holidays can spark problems in the family and this seems to be on the increase as recent research by Childline suggests. Help is at hand for both children and parents.
With the school holidays here, the NSPCC is urging parents to think carefully before leaving their children home alone during the summer holidays.