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Games, apps and tech

Screen time and young children: finding a balance

Screen time: a common sense guide for parents

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Parenting

Your child’s digital footprint

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What goes online stays online. Some advice to help you and your child understand the long-term implications of publishing all about your life.

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Health and wellbeing

Why media images can ruin girls’ lives

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Addicted to social media – or just teens being teens?

People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

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Parenting

Online teen speak

Teens

Wondering what your children are tapping into their phones? Or, in fact, what it means? Here's our parent's guide to some popular teen chat acronyms and slang words. 

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Health and wellbeing

Bullying: a parent's guide

Bullying Scotland

Scotland's anti-bullying service, Respect Me, offers parents advice on how to help children caught up in bullying behaviour

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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Education and the future

Preparing for university: a parent's guide

starting university teens

Some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university

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Health and wellbeing

Are you worried about your child’s lack of self-esteem?

Self-esteem

Self-esteem: a parent’s guide from Young Minds

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Health and wellbeing

Depression and young people

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Advice for parents from Young Minds on helping your child if they’re depressed

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Safety and settings

Preventing abuse: how to minimise the risks

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Tips for parents on protecting your child from abuse, by the Lucy Faithfull Foundation

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Safety and settings

Secret Conversations on Facebook: a parent’s guide

Facebook Secret Conversations allows your child to send and receive private messages and images you won’t be able to see, even if you have the log in details to their account. Here’s what parents need to know

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