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What goes online stays online. Some advice to help you and your child understand the long-term implications of publishing all about your life.

How the Internet Watch Foundation is protecting children from online sexual abuse

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What to do if your child has come across something upsetting or illegal  online

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Looked after children can be more vulnerable to approaches online from strangers. Here, CEOP offers some tips to carers on how to protect them – and how they can learn to protect themselves

Child-friendly terms and conditions on social media; a parent’s guide 

Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know

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What parents need to know: the facts about the people who abuse children from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

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Tips for parents on protecting your child from abuse, by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation

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PEGI unpicked: UK video games ratings explained in full

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Everything you need to know about Snaptchat, the hugely popular picture sharing app

Ways the internet can be good for children and internet safety

We hear a lot about the negative effects on children of using the internet but it can also be a positive thing. Here’s our guide for parents

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Cybercrime: a parent's guide to keeping your kids safe

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Advice from Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation on the signs of sexual exploitation and the steps parents can take to keep their children safe from unhealthy relationships and grooming

Adopted children are more vulnerable to risks online, such as contact from birth families. What can parents do to help keep them safe? Read our advice from CEOP

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide

Monitoring apps: the pros and cons of apps that let you to virtually follow your child

Suspicious about someone your child is talking to online? Worried your child may be a victim of online secual abuse or exploitation? Read this advice from CEOP, the child protection command of the National Crime Agency to find out where and when to report

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Everything you need to know about Pokémon Go, including concerns for parents and safety tips

All you need to know about the global initiative that encourages safe internet use.

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Google is often the first port of call for homework and curiosity of all kinds. Here's how to guard against adult content appearing in your children's Google searches.

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YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick guide to setting it up

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: how tor react if things go wrong

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Here's how to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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The NSPCC explains how a simple conversation will help to keep your child safe from sexual abuse on and offline

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

6 Apps every parent should know about

A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online

Minecraft: what parents need to know

A parents guide to WhatsApp

Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it

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Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. What can parents do?

Sex and relationships education (SRE): a parent's guide for primary school age children

Relationships

How can your child spot relationships that are going to hurt them? Read our parent guide to abusive relationships and what to do about them

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CEOP's tips for starting a difficult conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that

A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms. By Rachel Rosen

Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.

But what do you actually say?

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Advice on how to be an effective parent or step parent within a blended family

Simon Humphreys of Computing at School explains why coding is cool

Stemettes’ founder Anne-Marie Imafidon on why it matters to get girls into STEM.  

Fatherhood

Jeremy Davies of The Fatherhood Institute offers his top tips for what dads can do particularly well. 

Gender stereotypes could affect girls and boys' job prospects in the future. Here's how parents can help

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Expert advice from Stemettes on the huge choice of jobs your child could go into if they study STEM subjects at school

Back to school

Five tips to help your child tackle their first week at a new school with ease and confidence.

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SCHOOLS! Here's how to get Parent Info's expert information and advice on your own website for free.

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Helping your child cope with exam stress: top tips for parents

A parent's guide to managing your child’s homework effectively

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It pays to be prepared for parents' evenings...

How to help your child manage money in a digital world

It's the end of the summer term, with mixed emotions for some children who are moving on. But there are also practical things to consider. Here are our tips for being super-organised for the move to secondary school in September. 

The big move up to secondary school can be a bit scary. Here are our tips on how to support your child through some common teething problems.

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A number of schools have asked us about a Parent Info poster to put up around the school or send home to parents, telling them about the service.

Well, now we have one - and here it is! 

Teaching children about money in the digital age: a parent’s guide

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