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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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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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Relationships and sex

Talking to your teenager about consent

Talk about consent

Advice and tips on understanding what consent means.

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Health and wellbeing

Healthy eating: a parent’s guide

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There's lots of advice online about healthy eating for children, but what do parents really need to know? Consultant dietitian Lucy Jones offers her top tips

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Health and wellbeing

Healthy friendships - how to encourage your child away from toxic body shaming

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Friends introduce children to new ideas and exciting opportunities - whether that’s something minor like a different way of dressing or a whole new way of thinking about the world. But friends can be a source of anxiety for parents, not least when it comes to influencing how your child feels about their looks.

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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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Education and the future

The GCSE grading system explained

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A parent's guide to GCSE grades.

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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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Safety and settings

Start talking PANTS!

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

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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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Health and wellbeing

Mindfulness in schools: a parent's guide

mindfulness in schools

Schools are turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate, and avoid distractions. But what is it – and could it help your child?

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Relationships and sex

The new blended family parenting rules

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

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