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Games, apps and tech

What does it meme?

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Are you confused about memes, or unsure what a meme even is? You’re not the only one. Don’t worry: we’re here to help.

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Games, apps and tech

Having a positive digital footprint

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Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint

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Health and wellbeing

Screen time: why you shouldn’t worry

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We hear constantly that screen time is a problem. But is screen time really that bad for you? Oxford Internet Institute Senior Research Fellow and Director of Research Professor Andrew Przybylski debunks the myths. 

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Health and wellbeing

Grieving in the digital age

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Dr. Elaine Kasket discusses how the digital world has changed the way we grieve and the rise of 'digital legacies' on social media.

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Relationships and sex

Why you should talk openly with children about sex and relationships

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It’s hard to keep pace with our children’s digital lives. But there is something you can do that will help safeguard your children. Something that will support their mental health and, in the process, strengthen your connection to them. You can involve yourself in your children’s sex education. You can start the conversation.

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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

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A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms.

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Education and the future

A parent's guide to gender stereotypes

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

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Safety and settings

When your child wants to use social media: a parent's guide

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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?

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Safety and settings

9 ways the internet can be good for your children

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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Parenting

What is a digital tattoo?

A tattoo is permanent, much like the information we post online. NCA-CEOP gives its top tips on making sure your child's online reputation is just as good as their offline one

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

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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

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Health and wellbeing

Boosting your child’s self-esteem in six easy steps

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Get your copy of the 'Uniquely Me' parent guide for more advice on how to boost children's self-esteem and body confidence.

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