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Children playing outside just half as much as their parents

Modern children spend just half the time playing outdoors than their parents did when they were young, a study has revealed. Researchers found today’s kids are more inclined to stay indoors and watch television, play computer games and in some cases, even do their homework, rather than go outside to play. The figures show during [...]


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Men vs. Women online- women spend time shopping, men stick to news or NSFW

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Women are still more likely to go online for Facebook or online shopping- while men lean towards news, Twitter and porn, research has shown. A study of 2,000 people’s internet use compared the online habits of the sexes, and found that men clock up over 19 hours a week online – more than 42 solid [...]


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Mum lets children win when playing games- dad doesn’t

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Modern mums regularly let their children win at board games – while dads stand by the ‘it’s the winning, not the taking part that counts’ mantra, a study found. Researchers who studied ‘board game politics’ found mums will happily allow their kids to enjoy the thrill of winning if it makes life easier. Dads enjoy [...]


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Playground Games- old classics still triumph when it comes to breaktime

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Traditional games such as skipping, trading cards and hopscotch are still amongst the most popular in playgrounds today, it has been revealed. The study of 2,000 parents also found that while modern children no longer enjoy traditional games such as conkers, marbles and Yo-Yo, some of the old classics are still being enjoyed. Indeed, kids [...]


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Game boy Regret

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A third of parents regret giving their children games consoles, mobile phones and computers, a study has revealed. Fears about the effect it has on their patience, creative and social skills and even the quality time they spend as a family mean 34 per cent of parents wish they could take back the gadgets their [...]


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