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Parenting

What is - and isn't - legal online?

Off-limits online

The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

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Safety and settings

What is the dark web? A parent’s guide

A parent’s guide to the dark web: why your child may be using it and what you need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding anorexia nervosa

Black cloud

Anorexia is a serious disease that can affect children and young people and sufferers are often secretive about their suffering. We explain how to spot the symptoms and what to do if you're concerned about your child

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Health and wellbeing

How to help your child if they're being bullied

Jedidja

https://www.kidscape.org.uk/advice National children’s charity, Kidscape, offers parents tips on how to help their children sif they are being bullied.

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Parenting

Your child’s digital footprint

12 year-old boy sitting and looking inscrutable

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

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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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

Social media and group violence: a parent's guide

Advice for parents on the rise of viral fight videos online

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Relationships and sex

Sexual health: advice for parents when your child become sexually active

Couple in doorway

Talking to your child about sex: a parent's guide

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Relationships and sex

Sex: preparing to talk to your child

Face to face

Use these online advice services to help you prepare before talking to your child about sex, contraception and online safety

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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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Health and wellbeing

When you think your child may be gay

Rainbow steps

Advice and support for parents who think their child is lesbian, gay, bi or trans

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