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Health and wellbeing

Simple life hacks if your family wants to cut back on screen time

If you feel as though you and your family could make some changes to get back in control of your screen time, here are some easy hacks to help you do it.

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Parenting

Internet porn: top tips for how to respond

NCA-CEOP’s Dr Elly Hanson offers advice on how to address the tricky issue of online porn with your child

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Health and wellbeing

Gangs: signs and how to prevent involvement

Tell-tale signs of gang involvement, and ways to prevent your child getting involved in the first place - advice for parents and carers from th Home Office

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Health and wellbeing

Low mood: a guide for parents

Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help.

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Health and wellbeing

Children, alcohol and the law: a parent’s guide

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

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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

How to protect your child from trolls

Internet troll

Sadly, once your child explores the online world, they may find a troll waiting for them. Here's how to help them cope.

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on Google

Filtering

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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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

YouTube

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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Safety and settings

Social media apps: setting safety and privacy settings

social media

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

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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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Relationships and sex

Consent: when has someone agreed to sex?

Couple with umbrella

Consent and teens: how to help your child understand that no means no

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