Parenting

Horrifying video that shows horrifying story of online grooming – must watch!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsbYHI-rZOE By definition,  Online Grooming are "actions deliberately undertaken with the aim of befriending and establishing an emotional connection with a child, in order to lower the child's inhibitions in preparation for sexual activity with the child".(inhope(dot)org) Because communication on the Internet are...

Internet filters in the home does NOT necessarily protect teenagers online, study says

Internet filters are widely used in homes, schools and libraries throughout the UK to protect young people from unpleasant online experiences. However, a new study by Oxford casts doubt on whether such technologies shield young teenagers after finding no...

Dad’s Nicotine Use Impacts Kids’ Disease Risk

A father's nicotine use may have a significant impact on children's risk of some diseases. In a study published in the online biomedical sciences journal eLife, Oliver J. Rando, MD, PhD, and colleagues at UMass Medical School, demonstrate that mice...