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Safety and settings

Online sexual abuse and exploitation: where do I report if I'm worried about my child's safety online?

Suspicious about someone your child is talking to online? Worried your child may be a victim of online secual abuse or exploitation? Read this advice from NCA-CEOP, the child protection command of the National Crime Agency to find out where and when to report

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Education and the future

The GCSE grading system explained

classroom

A parent's guide to GCSE grades.

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Health and wellbeing

Self-injury and children with intellectual disabilities: what parents should know

Seeing your child scratching, biting, hitting or banging their head can be incredibly distressing - but it's a not uncommon experience for parents of children with intellectual disabilities. Cerebra explain self-injury and what parents can do.

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Relationships and sex

Online dating and teens

Advice for parents from NCA-CEOP about online dating sites for teens. Should you be worried?

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Parenting

Sharenting: should you share pictures of your children online?

Sharenting

A parent's guide to the very modern phenomenon of social media sharenting

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Relationships and sex

Harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people: what parents need to know

Sophie Jones at NCA-CEOP explains the difference between healthy and unhealthy sexual behaviour and what you can do if you are concerned about your child’s behaviour.

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Parenting

Disability and growing up: advice for parents with children going through puberty

Disabled young people have the same needs for sex education, healthcare and opportunities to socialise and discover their sexuality as their non-disabled peers. Read our advice for parents on how best to help them deal with puberty

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Games, apps and tech

What kind of parent are you?

Parenting

There are three main styles of parenting. Which one best describes you? 

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Games, apps and tech, Safety and settings

Yubo (formerly Yellow): what parents need to know

Five tips for starting a new school

A parent’s guide to Yubo, formerly called Yellow, from Thinkuknow - the education programme of The National Crime Agency’s child protection command NCA-CEOP

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Health and wellbeing

When family banter turns toxic

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Families tease each other all the time. Banter is part of the way we bond. But when banter and teasing focus on appearance, we don’t always realise the effect it can have on the self-esteem of children.

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Relationships and sex

Meeting others: the particular challenges for LGBTQ+ children

LGBTQ+

Helping LGBTQ+ children and young people meet others safely: a parent’s guide

 
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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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