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Protect your teens from these BANNED fitness trends

A lmost half (47%) of parents discuss the dangers of social media with their children at least every few weeks .

With health related topics among the most commonly falsified or misleading on TikTok, precaution must be taken when using such content as a source of trusted information, especially for children and adolescents .

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How To Support Your Child's Gaming Career Dream

In recent years, an increasing number of young adults and teenagers are opting for gaming as a full-time career. A 2020 survey found that 41.2% of male respondents wanted to pursue a gaming career, while 70.9% of females surveyed stated no interest in professional gaming.

This growing desire to game professionally is likely driven by the booming esports industry, lucrative streaming...

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Is your child at risk? Recognizing gaming addiction in the UK

10-15% Of Gamers In UK Show Signs Of Gaming Addiction: Here Are 10 Signs Your Kid Is Suffering From It (And How You Can Help)

Recent studies reveal that 10-15% of gamers in the UK exhibit signs of gaming addiction. This emerging concern highlights the importance of identifying the symptoms early to mitigate the potential adverse effects on a child's mental and physical health. Gaming...

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I'm a psychologist: Kids should play video games in exam season

Children should be allowed to play video games during the run-up to exam season, according to experts, as they urge parents to foster a balanced lifestyle.

Worries about exams have risen significantly for young people over recent years, with NSPCC reporting a 10% increase in counselling sessions directly related to exam stress. Leading tuition experts at Explore Learning have teamed...

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How to Block Your Child's Access to Online Gaming Without Becoming an IT Professional

If your kids are old enough to surf the internet, it’s natural that you might worry about the amount of time they spend playing video games instead of doing something more social with their friends. But trying to set up parental locks and restrictions on your kids’ devices, or block them from the internet entirely, can be an absolute nightmare if you’re not a tech whizz.


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Government launches crackdown on mobile phones in schools

Schools will receive new guidance on prohibiting mobile phone use during the school day.

Mobile phones are set to be prohibited in schools across England as part of the government’s plan to minimise disruption and improve behaviour in classrooms.

New mobile phones in schools guidance issued today (19 February 2024) backs headteachers in prohibiting the use of mobile phones throughout...

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Snapchat Expand their In-App Parental Tools

At Snap, we’re committed to giving parents additional tools and resources to help them support their teens’ safe use of Snapchat.

In 2022, we launched Family Center, our set of parental tools that allows parents to see who teens are talking to on Snapchat, confidentially report any concerns, and set content controls – all of which can help prompt important conversations about safety...

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‘I know Santa isn’t real!’ Saying goodbye to Santa - a parent's guide

We’re coming up to the most magical time of year, but how do you deal with your pre-teen child who feels too grown up for Santa and all your family Christmas traditions?

For some parents, when their child stops believe in Santa it can feel like the end of their kid’s childhood.

Mark Thomas, Leicester-based IT project manager and dad to an eleven-year-old son, is one of them...

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Parental concerns rise as teens are exposed to smoking in nearly half of the films released in 2023

Teens are exposed to tobacco depictions and smoking in nearly half of the films released in 2023

Industry experts raise concerns about the glamorisation of smoking in popular media for younger viewers

Teens are facing an alarming level of tobacco exposure in popular media, with nearly half of all films released in 2023 that are accessible to younger viewers including scenes of...

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A host of October half-term activities for young people at the Roundhouse

Roundhouse, an iconic London venue, is excited to announce a series of creative workshops and courses for young people taking place this October half term.

The Roundhouse youth programme, which supports young people aged 11-30, aims to empower young individuals through the arts and provide opportunities for self-expression and skill development.

This October half term, the Roundhouse...


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