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Games, apps and tech

Does your child have the skills to combat cybercrime?

Cybercrime: the NCA's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) looks at how you can encourage your child to use their digital skills in a positive, rather than negative, way

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Relationships and sex

Talking about sex and relationships

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Justin Hancock, author of Talking To Teens About Sex, explains how to avoid being embarrassed talking about the birds and the bees with your child

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Relationships and sex

When to talk to your child about puberty (or will school take care of it)?

Sex and relationships education (SRE): a parent's guide for primary school age children

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Health and wellbeing

Three tips for starting a difficult conversation with your child

Family

Sex, drugs, internet porn - no, no, no, you don't want to talk to your child about that! How embarrassing. Especially as you know hardly anything about any of it. But it's one of those jobs (like changing nappies) that parents are put on earth to do. Here are our tips for making it less of an ordeal.

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Parenting

Phone safety and selfies: a parent's guide

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Video: how to keep your child safe when using their mobile phone

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Education and the future

Here come the Stemettes: a Q&A with founder Anne-Marie Imafidon

Stemettes’ founder Anne-Marie Imafidon on why it matters to get girls into STEM.  

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Parenting

What is digital literacy? A parent's guide

digital infants

What does it mean to be a digitally literate child in the internet age?

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Parenting

Seasonal Netiquette: 5 new parenting rules for screen time and tech when families gather

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Tips for parents on navigating screen time and technology rules when families meet up

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Health and wellbeing

Pro-ana and pro-mia: the dangers of pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia sites for young people

A parent’s guide to pro-ana and pro-mia websites. What effect could they have on your child if they have an eating disorder?

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Safety and settings

Keeping adopted children safe from online risk

Adopted children are more vulnerable to risks online, such as contact from birth families. What can parents do to help keep them safe? Read our advice from NCA-CEOP

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Health and wellbeing

Fitness apps: a cause for concern?

Fitness apps: a parent's guide

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Health and wellbeing

Self-harm: what parents should know

self-harm

Why do young people self harm and what can you do to help them?

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