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Health and wellbeing

Why media images can ruin girls’ lives

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child cope with media coverage of traumatic events

Terrorism and trauma helping children cope

With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information. 

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Games, apps and tech

What is Minecraft?

Minecraft: what parents need to know

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Relationships and sex

Talking to your teenager about consent

Talk about consent

Advice and tips on understanding what consent means.

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Parenting

5 ways the internet can help you enjoy family time together

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Setting parental controls on Netflix and using Google Maps to explore are just two of the ways tech can help you enjoy time together as a family. Read our top tips for parents

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on YouTube

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YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick guide to setting it up

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Education and the future

Why our school system needs to change

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Lord Jim Knight, the Chief Education Adviser at Tes Global explains how technology can help schools take a more collaborative and rigorous approach to children’s wellbeing and learning.

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Relationships and sex

Why you should talk openly with children about sex and relationships

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It’s hard to keep pace with our children’s digital lives. But there is something you can do that will help safeguard your children. Something that will support their mental health and, in the process, strengthen your connection to them. You can involve yourself in your children’s sex education. You can start the conversation.

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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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Relationships and sex

When teens share nudes

‘Nudes’ is the term most young people use to describe self-taken naked or semi-naked photographs or videos which are often shared online. Parent Info looks into this type of image sharing.

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Parenting

Safer Internet Day 2019: How to help your child be kind to others online

Here are some things you can do to teach your child to be kind and respectful online and to expect this from others. 

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to vlogging

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How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging

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