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Safety and settings

Sexting: NCA-CEOP says don't panic, but do respond

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NCA-CEOP offers advice to parents on how to respond if your child shares a picture online they regret

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Games, apps and tech

Are you worried your child might see something inappropriate online?

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What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? NCA-CEOP offers advice for parents

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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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Health and wellbeing

Understanding binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder: a parent's guide

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Safety and settings

Preventing far-right extremism: a guide for parents

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Far-right extremism: how to spot the signs your child could be vulnerable + what to do to protect them

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Health and wellbeing

What is female genital mutilation and why does it happen?

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130 million women worldwide are living with the impact of female genital cutting, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM). Here's what you need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Boys and self-harm: facts and tips

The number of boys self-harming is rising. Here’s what parents need to know

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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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Parenting

Divorce: 10 ways parents can make it less painful for their children

Divorce and children

Divorce and separation are tough on children, but as a parent you can make the process and its effects less painful through good communication. Here are 10 tips from Gingerbread to help

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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

What is LSD? A guide for parents

LSD is one of the most famous hallucinogenic drugs. Recently, there has been an increase of 175% in the number of 16-to-24-year-olds admitting to using it

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Health and wellbeing

How to set digital boundaries that work

Children need boundaries in all aspects of their life to make them feel safe. They are especially important - and particularly difficult - in digital life. Here are five tips to help. 

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