children

Parenting

There are three main styles of parenting. Which one best describes you? 

Online safety for children

Some tips on responsible – and safe – use of Instagram.

Computer memory

Worried that your child may be accessing undesirable content online? Try our checklist of precautions and ways to respond.

Phone images

Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?

Self-harm

A new study out in autumn 2014 suggests that self-harm among teens in England has trebled in the last decade. What warning signs do you need to look out for?

Online safety for children

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything you need to know?

Good mental health

What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people?

Conversation bubbles

Justin Hancock, author of Talking To Teens About Sex, explains how to avoid stuttering about the birds and the bees

Stormy weather family

CEOP's tips for ways to start a conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that.

12 year-old boy sitting and looking inscrutable

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

Internet

Two thirds of young people have their own smartphone before they start secondary school (and some other interesting facts). How does your child's internet use compare?

Keeping safe on snapchat

Does the fact that photos disappear from Snapchat make it completely safe to use? If things do go wrong, what can you do?

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat.

Keeping safe on snapchat

What do you need to know about Snapchat?

School stairs

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

Homework

Research shows that children do better at school if their parents are involved in their education. When parents show interest, exam results tend to improve – so what's the best way to take an interest without putting them off completely?

Kids at school

Children do better at school if their parents are involved in their education. That means taking an interest in what they’re doing academically – but it also means creating conditions that help them... here are some suggestions.

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