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Safety and settings

Removing illegal online images: a parent’s guide to The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF)

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

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Parenting

What is - and isn't - legal online?

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The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

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Health and wellbeing

Young people and suicide: if your child tries to take their life

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Ged Flynn of Papyrus, the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, outlines what parents need to know if their child tries to take their life

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Education and the future

Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide

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Sex and relationships education: a helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools

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Games, apps and tech

When should technology be used during exam season?

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The Priory Group, a provider of mental health treatment and therapy for young people, looks at ways in which technology could be used during revision

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Safety and settings

Child-friendly T&Cs: what parents should know

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

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Safety and settings

What is the dark web? A parent’s guide

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A parent’s guide to the dark web: why your child may be using it and what you need to know

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Parenting

At what age can my child…?

What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

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Games, apps and tech

Are you worried your child might see something inappropriate online?

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What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? NCA-CEOP offers advice for parents

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Parenting

Safer Internet Day 2019: How to help your child be kind to others online

Here are some things you can do to teach your child to be kind and respectful online and to expect this from others. 

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Relationships and sex

Negging: what parents need to know

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Negging is on the rise online as well as off. But what is it – and how can you help your child cope if it happens to them?

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding anorexia nervosa

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Anorexia is a serious disease that can affect children and young people and sufferers are often secretive about their suffering. We explain how to spot the symptoms and what to do if you're concerned about your child

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