Saturday, August 8, 2020
TickTalk Wearable Phone

Wearable Phone Takes Parental Control to the Next Level

The TickTalk 3 works just like a standalone smart cellphone, but especially designed for kids 5-12 years old. It comes fully loaded with, WiFi connectivity,...

The most popular names for babies in Ireland 2018

It's that time of the year - Baby names! When we hear the who's in and who's out in terms of our newborn Irish...
The Momo Challenge

Parent warning issued over Momo Challenge – what is it?

Parents have been advised to monitor their children's online activity, as a new cyberbullying game has come about, the 'Momo Challenge'. What is the Momo...
School

Patronage of new schools acknowledges ‘parental preference’

The patronage of 12 new primary schools to be established in 2019 has been announced by the Department of Education. In all cases, Minister for...
Kids using phones

Internet Safety: 72% of Parents Have no Idea What Children Are Doing Online

When asked about their children's phone usage habits, like late-night texting and time spent playing games, 72% of parents had little to no awareness...
School bag

Parents: Remember to express preference for patronage for new Primary Schools

A reminder to parents comes from the Department of Education: Express your preference for patronage of 12 Primary Schools to be established in 2019. Minister...
Remote Learning Tools for Teachers

Parents told screen time isn’t so bad after all

A new report released today suggests that screen-time in itself does not cause as much harm as we are lead to believe. The Royal College...
Raggedy Ann doll from @Snepblep

Grandma’s Gift to Trans Grandson Inspires the Internet

A viral story with a beautiful, loving message. When @Snepblep shared a story on Twitter of how their Grandmother accepted him as a transgender...
Be sure to keep your pets safe and warm this winter. If they have short hair, a sweater is a great idea! Photo courtesy of Stephanie Reincheld, Sweet Expressions Photography

Caring for Pets in Cold Weather

As winter storms pick up around the country, it's important to remember to keep your pets warm in colder weather. As teachers and parents, it's...
Holiday Tree Safety - American Academy of Pediatrics

Holiday Decorations Safety Tips for Christmas

Christmas is a time of great celebration with trees, ornaments, decorations and a visit from Santa Claus! With festive traditions in full swing, it's...
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