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18 May 2020
With UK closing the gates on 20 March 2020, children and their parents had to face the challenge of learning at home for a while. The extent, to which it means a challenge for them, depends on the conditions of the child, as those from a...
13 May 2020
By: Tiina Bruno, Parentsmart Employers, Sweden The rapid transition of so many employees to working at home with their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought issues of balancing work and family to the top of the agenda like never before...
08 May 2020
In an article by Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, a child right specialist, she gives some tools for parents to protect their children more effectively from paedophiles. As these are usually skilful manipulators, you cannot see from the outside what they are...
30 Mar 2020
TBILISI, Georgia — Story time has moved into the virtual realm in Georgia, where dads are stepping up to the new parenting challenges faced by families self-isolating amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “By reading fairy tales to children who are stuck at...
Children must be safe on the internet
24 Mar 2020
Now that schools have been closed due to the threat of the corona virus, classes, for most children, are held online. This is one of the greatest benefits that the Internet provides: information and knowledge for everyone, wherever they are. However...
13 Mar 2020
Childline, the UK’s child counselling service launched a new nationwide campaign - KIDS in Real Life – to urge the public to help save a child’s life ‘in real life’. Childline began as a registered charity, but since 2006, has been part of the ...
11 Mar 2020
A survey shows that in the UK, 75% of 8,500 parents have co-slept with their baby at some point. Co-sleeping, especially under dangerous circumstances, increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Around 133 babies die each year in co-...
27 Feb 2020
A NSPCC health reviews survey about pregnancy and a child’s first year revealed that only 6% of mothers received the 5 check-ins from qualified health professionals that all families in England are entitled to. Others met with a new care provided ...
20 Feb 2020
One of the most popular video-sharing applications, TikTok, has rolled out a new feature for children under the age of 13: TikTok for Younger Users, which only shows videos specifically curated for that age group. Young users can NOT: share comment...
18 Feb 2020
The outbreak of the coronavirus has shaken the whole world, including children. Early years education facilities are pushed to educate children about the virus in order to stop bullying and anxiety among their students. Children's charities believe...

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