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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?

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

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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

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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Education and the future

Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide

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Sex and relationships education: a helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools

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Health and wellbeing

Fighting the stigma of mental health: a parent’s guide

Mental health stigma

Natasha Devon, former Government Mental Health Champion for Schools, offers advice on how to help your child

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Relationships and sex

Teens on Tinder

Teens on Tinder

Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps out there. Here's what parents need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: the background

Good mental health

What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people? Parent Info offers insight for parents from YoungMinds

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Parenting

Learning disabilities, autism and internet safety: a guide for parents

Internet brain

Help for parents on dealing with issues raised by the internet for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties

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Safety and settings

Is your child at risk of sexual exploitation? Know the signs

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Advice from Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation on the signs of sexual exploitation and the steps parents can take to keep their children safe from online grooming

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Health and wellbeing

Ecstasy, LSD and the dark web: a parent’s guide

Ecstasy and LSD use among 16-24-year-olds has increased by 84% and 175% respectively in the past year. Overall drug use has remained constant – so why are these two gaining popularity with young people?

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Health and wellbeing

Help! My child's phone has been stolen

Boys on mobile phones

If your child's mobile phone is stolen: how to help them recover – and stop it happening again.

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