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Family Life & parenting

Infographic: Age ratings for popular social media and messaging apps

Do you know what the minimum recommended user age is for Snapchat, TikTok or Instagram? This is an issue that often confuses parents. The best-known app stores frequently have one age rating, while the developers who create the app recommend a different age. To help mums and dads, I’ve had this infographic created. It shows

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Education

Education is a lifelong process

I recently found myself giving a presentation to a youth group. Knowing some of them had recently been through the 2021 GCSE assessment process, I told them not to worry if they didn’t get the grades they wanted. I told them that education is a lifelong process and that I had recently sat GCSE maths

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Family Life & parenting

The Rez podcast, a fun way to help youngsters with their mental health #AD

With it being Mental Health Awareness Week, it’s the perfect time to let you know about The Rez. This is a podcast and comic series for youngsters that aims to teach them about kindness, resilience and good mental health. The unfortunate reality is many youngsters are struggling with their mental health because of all the

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Education

University education: Is it overrated?

Over the past few months, my eldest daughter has made a few comments about going to university. Despite only being in Year 7, she’s clearly picked up on the fact that older teenagers often fly the family home and go off to this mysterious place called “university” to study for three years.

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