Safeguarding of children is everyone's responsibility. It is the action taken to promote and protect the welfare of children, regardless of their age, gender, race, tribe, religion. This is done by: - Protecting children from abuse. - Preventing impairment of children's health and development. - Working to ensure that children are growing up in circumstances… Continue reading Safeguarding Children.
Children are very good at "observed learning". This means they watch, retain and replicate behaviour. Digital parenting calls for being the digital role model. We need to examine and curb our own bad digital habits this includes knowing when and where to unplug and put our gadgets down. The truth about parenting is becoming what… Continue reading Digital Role Model.
Yet statistics show that 1 in 10 children admit to visiting adult content sites when their parents are not around. What you think they do online and what they actually do calls for parenting online just as we do offline. Let's start and keep the onlinesafety conversation going.
Ensuring your child is safe online whilst being independent, positive and purposeful is a dilemma faced by many parents. How does one do it? Here are some tips to start you off. @jamiileo
Can I get Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, tictok? This is a question dreaded by parents. As a parent it is important to know the age limit of social media apps (on smartphone) and platforms Nearly all social media apps have a minimum age rating of 13 to use their service. The reason for the age limit… Continue reading Ready, Steady, Online.
As parents and caregivers, let us empower our children to speak out on unacceptable behaviour. Abusers tend to be familiar faces to a child, making it difficult for them to speak out. It is hard to speak out against someone you know. Photo by Kelly Lacy on Pexels.com The African society tends to keep hushed… Continue reading Speak Out
Happy new term! Now that the festivities are behind us, it is back to normality. It has been a long summer break for schools and I am sure for some parents it comes with a hint of joy. With a few days to go before schools open, here are a few tips to get the… Continue reading Back to school!