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Understanding online shaming - a guide for parents

What is online shaming and what can you do to protect your child from it?

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to Kik Messenger

Kik messenger

What parents need to know about Kik Messenger, with advice from NCA-CEOP

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Health and wellbeing

Ten tips for talking to your child’s school about bullying

Ten tips for talking to teachers if your child is being bullied at school.

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Health and wellbeing

Selfies: the good, the bad and the downright irritating

Selfie

91% of teens have taken a selfie. Should parents be worried or are they just harmless fun?

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Parenting

When your child is being bullied online: a parent's guide

Bullying

Alex Holmes, deputy CEO of the Diana Award, offers advice on how to recognise bullying and what to do if your child is affected

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Safety and settings

If you find out your child has been sexually abused or exploited

NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson offers advice to parents on coping in the aftermath of your child being abused

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Relationships and sex

The new blended family parenting rules

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Advice on how to be an effective parent or step parent within a blended family

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Education and the future

A parent's guide to gender stereotypes

Gender stereotypes could affect girls and boys' job prospects in the future. Here's how parents can help

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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

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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Relationships and sex

How to open a difficult conversation with your child

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NCA-CEOP's tips for starting a difficult conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that

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