How to protect your children from extreme violence on their computer screens 1. Always check the age classification of a game and its subsections of content: violence, bad language, fear, etc. 2. Research the game and, ideally, play it yourself. 3. Play with your children, talking to them about which games they play on their own and which [...]Continue reading 6 ways to ensure video games are safe for children
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Dyslexia can damage a child’s confidence and self-esteem – but it doesn’t have to. Rising singer/songwriter Lydia Baylis tells Piers Townley how she came to terms with the reading disorder and how it kick-started her musical career ‘People just thought I was thick. It was a struggle,’ says Jamie Oliver about his own dyslexia. He [...]Continue reading Overcoming dyslexia: a musical success story
Tom Odell’s dad called up music magazine NME to complain about his son’s scathing review – proving it’s hard for parents to stand by and watch their offspring take flak, no matter how old they are. So when should we learn to let go, asks Michael Donlevy? For the really lucky people on this planet, [...]Continue reading Do we ever stop standing up for our kids?
Ibiza may not be an obvious destination for a family holiday but, as Ann-Marie McKimm discovered, there’s a lot more to this beautiful island than partying and clubbing Ibiza may conjure up visions of neon lights, binge drinking and scantily clad party-goers dancing on tables, but clubbing is a tiny part of what Ibiza is all about. [...]Continue reading Ibiza: perfect for family holidays
With exams over and the end of term in sight, many teenagers are planning their first holiday without their parents. And while you don’t want to spoil their fun, you don’t want them embarking on a week of debauchery either. Matthew Payne offers some travel tips for teens • Know your alcohol limit. Many teenagers will be heading off to [...]Continue reading Teens’ first holiday without parents
Planning on holidaying abroad with babies or young children this summer? Alison Scott-Wright offers some practical advice on how to cope with travelling to a different time zone and how to make it an enjoyable experience for you, and your fellow passengers Have a feeding and sleeping routine. The simplest way to ensure an easy journey [...]Continue reading Time-zone travel with tots