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Children 8 Times More Likely To Search ‘Cyberbullying’ In October, Statistics Show

Children searching for advice and support about cyberbullying soars in October just after kids have returned to school, statistics have shown.  In 2015, there were eight times as many Google searches for the term during this autumn month (134,000), compared to the summer months July and August (17,000).  The statistics were pulled together by Internet Matters,…

Prince William Reveals He’s ‘Struggled At Times’ Becoming A Dad But Has ‘Learned A Lot’ About Himself

Prince William has revealed he has struggled at times with his journey into fatherhood in a candid interview about his family. The Duke of Cambridge said he worries about the future more now that he has two children to bring up. “It’s been quite a change for me personally,” he said when asked about being…

Two-Year-Old Comforted By Dad’s Death With Teddy Bears Made From His Policeman Uniform

A toddler is able to remember his dad who died through two teddy bears made from his policeman uniform. Blake Snyder, from Missouri, US, died in September 2016 after being shot while responding to a call. His wife, Elizabeth Snyder, said their two-year-old son Malachi still doesn’t understand he’s not coming home. “Malachi has been asking…

Secondary School Applications 2017: Parents Reminded About Looming Deadline

Parents of Year 6 children only have a short time left to get their paperwork sorted before the secondary school application deadline. The Government website states: “You must apply for a secondary school place by 31 October. Councils will send confirmations for secondary schools on 1 March.” It is important to check your local council’s website for more…

Mum Finds Solution To Co-Parenting Struggle Thanks To Daughter’s Family Painting

A mum has penned a powerful Facebook post about how she was inspired to make co-parenting work after finding a painting by her daughter.  Rosie Dutton, from Tamworth, Staffordshire, was encouraged to share her thoughts after the official papers for her divorce had come through the post. When she and her partner first separated, Dutton said…

Parents Warned About Risk Of ‘Alternative Therapies’ For Children After Four-Year-Old Is Hospitalised

Doctors have warned of the dangers of “alternative” therapies for children. The warning, published in the journal BMJ Case Reports, comes after a four-year-old boy with autism was admitted to A&E after taking holistic supplements. The boy had a range of symptoms, including vomiting, constipation, weight loss and loss of appetite. Doctors revealed he had…