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Friday 7 July: Smartphones and the rise in head lice + argumentative children doing well in the core three subjects + over a third of kids adding strangers online.
In our latest parenting blog, Gary Crossing turns to apps for help with getting his fussy five-year-old to eat fruit and veg.
The rise of technology and the introduction of new forms of entertainment made possible by the internet has meant that the traditional British family Christmas is radically different to how it was when today’s parents were children.
The amazing Anne-Marie Imafidon (GCSE maths at 10, master's degree from Oxford at 20) talks about why she founded Stemettes and why it matters so much to get girls into science, tech, engineering and maths.
A small proportion of the tech workforce is female, although this is where many of the jobs of the future are going to be. This can't be explained by biological differences - so it must be something to do with stereotypes. Read this and you might never describe someone as 'pretty as a princess' again.
Researchers have been studying how children use smartphones, tablets and computers across Europe. So are children addicted to their phones? And how many have experienced cyberbullying? We have (some of) the answers...
Does the fact that photos disappear from Snapchat make it completely safe to use? If things do go wrong, what can you do?