YouTube has recently received an avalanche of bad press, criticised for its poor control over potentially harmful content advertised as ‘kid-friendly’. A scary revelation for any parent who’s ever left their child alone with an iPad–even just for the few minutes it takes for one of these disingenuous videos to begin streaming; but the good news is that YouTube is cracking down on the offending users and inappropriate uploads.
This pestilent remnant of the Victorian age is rearing its red head again, with a 50% rise in reported cases in England in 2017 compared to 2016. Here’s how to spot the telltale signs–and what to do next.
What says Christmas more than a sprinkling of festive sparkle? Apparently, not glitter–not anymore, that is.
I have many fond memories of zipping down the kiddy slide with my daughter in tow–the fun usually ended with a muddy pair of trousers, but that was about the gist of the collateral damage. Turns out sliding tandem with your tot is courting disaster a tad more serious than a laundry problem.