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Games, apps and tech

Screen time and young children: finding a balance

Screen time: a common sense guide for parents

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Health and wellbeing

Talking to your child about an eating disorder

The number of young people treated in hospital for eating disorders is rising. Here are some tips for talking to your child on the subject

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Games, apps and tech

Snapchat FAQs

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: what parents need to know

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Health and wellbeing

How diet affects self-esteem

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Airbrushed, edited online images can give young people an unrealistic idea of how they ought to look. As a result, teenagers may diet in an effort to look more like the pictures of celebs and influencers that they see online.

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Parenting

What is a digital tattoo?

A tattoo is permanent, much like the information we post online. NCA-CEOP gives its top tips on making sure your child's online reputation is just as good as their offline one

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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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Safety and settings

When your child wants to use social media: a parent's guide

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Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. What can parents do?

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to Kik Messenger

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

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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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Health and wellbeing

Building your child’s self-esteem through physical activity

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Exercise is a great way to stay healthy, improve mental wellbeing and learn new skills. Whether it’s a simple jog or being on the school netball team, it’s all worth it.

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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms. 

Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.

But what do you actually say?

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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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