I believe it was that great philosopher Kim Wilde who said “We’re the kids in America, woah oh, we’re the kids in America, woah oh, Everybody live for the music go round.” Which really makes you think. Although not for long. Anyway, I was listening to Kim on Radio 2 (where all the cool kids hang out) just the other day and because of the way my brain works that got me thinking about what we teach our kids about home security. Now admittedly I don’t think this was at the forefront of Kim’s mind when she sang her hit but it’s all about the audience response isn’t it.
Children today seem to have access to so much more information at their fingertips than we did at their age. We had parents, friends and family and the occasional magazine we shouldn’t have really been looking at, whereas today there’s an overwhelming amount of information for kids through the screens of their mobile phones or computers.Continue Reading