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Letter X – Bullying over Social Media or harmless fun?

Online game raises new cyberbullying concerns. ‘Letter X’ is the latest craze sweeping the nation – it encourages children to post cruel insults towards an intended victim. “Letter X” is being played using the app, Snapchat. Snapchat is consistently found to be the favoured platform when cyberbullying. Concerns have been raised about the suitability of […]

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Foster Child Home Alone

How Can A Parent Or Carer Decide When A Child Can Be Left Home Alone?

How To Decide When It Is Safe To Leave A Child Home Alone There will be a point in any parent or carers life when they pose the question ‘What age can a child be left home alone?’. There are 671 million children under the age of 5 in the world, each day 35.5 million […]

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Foster Carer Affirmation Seminar

A Fantastic Foster Carer Affirmation Celebration

A Fantastic Foster Carer Affirmation Seminar 🎉A fantastic time was had by all at last weeks Time for Children Foster Carer Affirmation Seminar. It was a chance to celebrate what our #Foster Carers do; day in, day out, 365 days a year! The day kicked off with Talks from Anita Feculak: Time For The day […]

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Online safety

Snap Chat Social Media App Update sparks Child Safety Concern

Stranger’s can view users location on Snapchat You may or may not know what Snapchat is. Snapchat is a Social Media app that allows you to send videos and pictures, both of which will self-destruct after a few seconds of a person viewing them. You can also message other users on this platform via text […]

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Foster Care Celebration Time!

Congratulations to our Assistant Director, Julie Mountney, on an inspiring 15 years with the foster care company! Julie has herself been a foster carer so brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding to her role of Assistant Director from both an organisational, carer and looked after child point of view. Julie was whisked off to a […]

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