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Health and wellbeing

Cannabis, skunk and the teenage brain

Brain

Advice for parents on cannabis, skunk and its reported links to mental health issues in young people

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Safety and settings

Don’t focus on the so-called ‘Momo Challenge’: educate children about online safety

The so-called Momo challenge understandably caused many parents concern, even though it turned out to be a hoax. Thankfully there is no evidence of direct harm caused to any child, but that doesn’t reduce the worry and confusion for parents.

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Parenting

Think critically!

Critical thinking: a parent’s guide to fake news and helping your child question what they see or hear online

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Games, apps and tech

Instagram FAQs for parents

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

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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

Sexting: what parents need to know

Texting

What parents need to know about sexting

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Parenting

How can I talk to my child about unhealthy 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?

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Safety and settings

Reporting unwanted or illegal content online: links

Covering eyes

What to do if your child has come across something upsetting or illegal  online

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Safety and settings

Snapchat: what to do if you’re worried

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: how tor react if things go wrong

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Education and the future

Secondary school: the first few weeks

The big move up to secondary school can be a bit scary. Here are our tips on how to support your child through some common teething problems.

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Safety and settings

Making Snapchat work for you

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide

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Games, apps and tech

Snapchat FAQs

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: what parents need to know

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