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Safety and settings

What is the dark web? A parent’s guide

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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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Safety and settings

Start talking PANTS!

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The NSPCC explains how a simple conversation will help to keep your child safe from sexual abuse on and offline

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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

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A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms.

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Health and wellbeing

Mindfulness in schools: a parent's guide

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Schools are turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate, and avoid distractions. But what is it – and could it help your child?

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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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Parenting

The 5 digital parenting rules that REALLY matter

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The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.

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Health and wellbeing

What to do if your child is self-harming

Self-harm: expert advice on how to help you and your child through this difficult and emotional time

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Health and wellbeing

LGBTQ+: 5 things you can do if your child comes out

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Concrete steps you can take to learn more about your LGBTQ+ child and their identity.

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Games, apps and tech

Wattpad: unleashing creativity…or unleashing unwanted content?

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Wattpad is a popular online platform that allows millions of people to share their stories. But concerns have been raised that there is no quality control and pornographic and other troubling content is slipping through.

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Health and wellbeing

Sexually transmitted infections: eight useful facts

Teens and STIs: a parent’s guide 

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Games, apps and tech

How can your child deal with in-game bullying?

Dealing with in-game abuse can be extremely upsetting, distressing and draining. Liam Hacket from anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label gives advice on what your child should do if they are being subjected to in-game bullying

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Relationships and sex

If your teen is sexually active

Finding out your teen is already having sex can be a shock. Find out how best to handle the situation and support them

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