Stephen Hawking sadly passed away last month, but what a role model he was for a generation of youngsters. In fact, for more than one generation. It’s not just that he inspired youngsters to study science, he was a living example that attitude is e
That word ‘addicted’ is one guaranteed to cause cold chills to run up any parent’s spine. The idea that your child could be dependent on something unhealthy is a real worry, especially as they get older. You can’t wrap them in cotton wool and
While kids meet people face-to-face at school and in the local community, they are likely to meet many more people online. At one time (many, many years ago) it was normal for a teenager to have two or three really close friends and up to 100 other p
Easter is coming and it’s Easter Egg time. However, if you’re trying to eat healthier, the idea of tons of chocolate might be something you want to avoid. So what do you give for Easter? And more to the point, what will the kids get for the famil
Tackling the English Literature plays, books and poetry is a challenge for some children. It’s not about being a poor reader, some children just aren’t ‘into’ books and facing a full-length book is daunting. Then there’s the Shakespeare. It
The one headache that many parents share, is getting their kids to do their homework. Kids are masters of procrastination, avoidance tactics and using smoke and mirrors to fool their parents into believing that they are actually doing their homework.