Sarahah…the new app everyone is talking about

Sarahah (meaning ‘honesty’ in Arabic) is an anonymous messaging service available on Android, IOs and the Web. Once a user registers, they can give the link to their friends or post it publicly online and anyone with that link can send them anonymous messages. The recipient has no way of knowing who posted the message […]


Warning: The following video contains strong language and themes that may be unsuitable for younger children. This video by CARE Norway is a couple of years old now, but is still poignant. #DearDaddy is a letter to a father from his daughter, narrated while still in the womb.  Exploring the effects of names that girls are called […]

Social media and group violence: a parent’s guide

There have been reports recently of a violent craze sweeping across Liverpool, where pupils film each other fighting and send the videos to Instagram accounts devoted to showing images and videos of the fights.

Five tips for helping your kids recognise unhealthy relationships – on and offline

Healthy relationships are built on trust and openness. If your child tells you their boyfriend or girlfriend is often suspicious about what they’re getting up to, or shows a lot of jealousy, it might be helpful to talk to them (in a general way) about what makes for good relationships and bad. What they’ve noticed […]

You’re not a Kettle

Bullying can come in all shapes and sizes. From physical hitting and pushing around, to name calling and exclusion. The physical is a little more obvious and clear cut as bullying. The name calling and emotional bullying can be a little harder to identify and deal with. What is meant purely as a joke and […]