Entries by Stella James

Police release online slang

It’s another language. Very hard to keep up to date with the slang that young people will use ana – anorexia#deb – depression#sue – suicide#svv – self-harming behaviour#thinsp – thinspiration (photos or messages that inspire an effort to become thin)9 – a parent is watching420 – marijuanaASL – age, sex, locationCD9 – parents are aroundCrow […]

Momo Alert

We have had many calls in from schools wanting handouts on the game Momo. Momo has been around for the last 18 months and is not new.  The media have managed to whip up a bit of a frenzy amongst parents.  It was originally an app but that has been removed and it is now […]

Online Gaming in the Family

Guest blog by Andy Robertson Online Gaming in the Family Video games have changed a lot over the last 20 years. When I played on my Commodore 64 and Spectrum 48k during my childhood they were expensive, short and offline. Now they are often free to play, endlessand online. This brings with it both challenges […]