A number of at-risk kids will spend Christmas in hotel rooms, looking after by support workers on rostered shifts. The system in place is not working, and the problem is growing.
It’s our responsibility as a parent to do what we can to protect our children. Especially now, you may need to ask one specific question to help avoid a nightmare scenario.
After two mums escaped adequate punishment for their reprehensible acts, the Internet quickly massed together to see justice done. But will it have any effect?
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Takodah Shea Wilson (12) responds to criticism that preteens are too young for Instagram; she’s forewarned, and forearmed.
With increased connectivity, parenting has become a greater challenge. One must keep an eye on what our children share online, and it starts with the humble profile picture.