Intestinal worms and how to protect your family

Family Pet

We only need to look at the faces of our children as they snuggle up with Bramble or play chase with him to know that getting a dog was absolutely the right decision for our family. Having grown up with dogs myself and owning four dogs in adulthood, I know the pleasure and depth of … Read more

YouTube Kids signs up as a major sponsor for the Digital Kids Show

Digital Kids Show

YouTube Kids, the app built with parents and kids in mind, has signed up as a major sponsor for the Digital Kids Show, which takes place at EventCity in October. YouTube is the pioneer of Internet video and a huge source of educational, entertaining and enriching content for billions around the world. At the show, … Read more

Let’s Talk Pants with Pantosaurus – Keeping Children safe with NSPCC

NSPCC Pantosaurus

As a parent it’s natural that we should want to protect our children from all the dangers in life but sometimes these dangers can be hard to discuss with children without taking away their innocence. One just topic is sexual predators of which there seems to be an increase (either that or it’s just more … Read more

New research shows hundreds of young people are in danger of being sexually exploited

Barnardo’s warns parents to spot the signs that their child is vulnerable to exploitation As Barnardo’s launches a hard-hitting TV advert highlighting child sexual exploitation, new research reveals hundreds of children are being targeted online through social websites such as Facebook and Snapchat. The study also shows hundreds of children are unwittingly putting themselves at risk … Read more

How safe is your child online?

How safe is your child online? 1

I consider myself to be a pretty tech-savvy person. I started using computers in Primary School and took a keen interest in them growing up. My approach has always been ‘give-it-a-go’ in that my thoughts are; if I’m about to delete something the computer will generally ask “are you sure?” and if I’m about to … Read more

Tying shoes too difficult for techie-tots: How to ensure tech doesn’t take over your toddler

Tony Anscombe

by Tony Anscombe, Online Safety Expert, AVG Technologies When you sit and think about it, over recent years almost every aspect of our daily lives has, in some part, been touched by online technology and our growing need to stay ‘connected’ at all times. The same goes for our children. While the impact of technology … Read more

Online safety tips for parents

Online safety tips for parents 2

Recent research from shows that over a quarter (27%) of British children under eight now own tablets, with around four million children mastering touchscreen devices aged three and under. As a result of this increase it’s been revealed that kids are spending their parent’s money on apps leading companies such as Apple having to … Read more

Benefits of Making a Will

Benefits of Making a Will 4

Mark Edwards, Vice President and General Manager of Rocket Lawyer UK ( comments, “Two thirds of the population don’t have a will. Lots of people don’t have wills because the law is daunting, by offering our services online, Rocket Lawyer gives people more control and choice, providing legal help that is simpler and easier to … Read more