The Internet and Children: The Warning Signs

The risks that being online might pose to children have been covered in our previous articles, but what if they’re already at risk? How can you tell if your child has become involved, intentionally or unintentionally, in something sinister on the internet? Maybe they feel it’s their fault, or they’re …

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Games Console – How Much Time is Safe?

There has been a great debate recently about how much time is safe for children to spend at game consoles and playing video games. However, like many other aspects of child rearing, there is no hard and fast rule that works for every family. Your child will experience the many …

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How Useful are Children’s Search Engines?

For homework and home entertainment, recipes and reviews, music and messages, children seem to use the Internet more every day. Unfortunately, the are many pages that are Inappropriate For A Younger Audience, such as those with a sexual content, pornographic pictures and videos, gratuitous violence, and interactive gambling. One way …

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Tracking Your Children Online

These days kids think being online is a right, not a privilege. It’s how they play games, download music, and communicate with their friends. But however sophisticated your children think they are, they’re still young and naïve compared to a lot of the predators out there. Almost one-third of girls …

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Control Keys

Here are examples of the control keys on PtS Content and what they represent. Ctrl P – paragraph Ctrl B – Line break Ctrl W – Bold Ctrl Q – End bold Ctrl E – Heading 3 Ctrl R – End Hdg 3 Ctrl T – Heading 4 Ctrl Y …

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First Aid: CPR for Children From 1 Year Old to Puberty

For the purposes of these instructions, a child is considered to be between one year to puberty. If you have someone with you, send them to dial 999 (or 112) for an ambulance immediately. If you are alone, carry out CPR for approximately 1 minute before you dial 999 (or …

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First Aid: CPR for Babies From Birth to 1 Year Old

For the purposes of these instructions, a baby is considered to be less than 1 year old. If you have someone with you, send them to dial 999 (or 112) for an ambulance immediately. If you are on your own carry out CPR for 1 min before calling the emergency …

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First Aid: Choking

A foreign object that is stuck at the back of the throat may block the throat or cause muscular spasm. Young children especially are prone to choking. A child may choke on food, or may put small objects into their mouth and cause a blockage of the airway. If the …

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