Worried your child is being groomed?

It’s a sad fact that there are many adults (male and female) who prey on children and teenagers, sometimes investing large amounts of time to achieve their fantasies (often sexual desire).  Leading child behaviour expert, Richard Daniel Curtis, explains some of the signs that parents need to watch out for and what they can do. …

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The development of the adolescent brain

Why are teenagers so moody? Pre-adolescent brain development In the two or three years leading up to puberty the brain develops millions of new neurons, particularly in the pre-frontal cortex (the area at the front of the brain) and the grey matter surrounding.  Just as with the young child, it is important that these new …

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Protecting your child from online grooming

Many parents are concerned about the risk of their teenager becoming victim to an online abuser or paedophile.  Leading child behaviour expert, Richard Daniel Curtis, explains some of the signs that parents need to watch out for and what they can do. The stages of grooming: The process of grooming a victim is not always …

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