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Relationships and sex

Is internet porn affecting children's happiness?

NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson explains what we know from the evidence about the effect of porn on children and young people

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Games, apps and tech

Instagram: a parent’s guide

Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram

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Health and wellbeing

Mood-altering substances – everything you need to know

Maryon Stewart, founder of the Angelus Foundation (now Mentor UK), offers her expert advice on how to talk to your child about legal and illegal substances that may alter their mood or behaviour

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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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Games, apps and tech

VPNs: What are Virtual Private Networks?

A parent's guide to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) from NCA-CEOP’s Leah Buck

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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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Games, apps and tech, Parenting, Safety and settings

A fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmas

The National Crime Agency’s CEOP command has created an interactive game that can help you start conversations with your child about making safer choices online.

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Parenting

Should parents worry about what their kids are doing online?

Computer gaming

Are children sharing too much online?

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Health and wellbeing

Talking about alcohol with your child: a parent's guide

Alcohol

Our checklist of top tips for guarding your child against trouble with drink...

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Health and wellbeing

Top tips if your child is being bullied

Reaching out

Alex Holmes, anti-bullying programme manager for the Diana Award, outlines some useful things to do if your child is being bullied online or off

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Health and wellbeing

Tips for parents who are struggling to make ends meet

Families money and finances

Practical advice for parents on low incomes to help claim the benefits you're entitled to

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Health and wellbeing

Saving made simple

Saving for children

Tips to help children learn to save and manage money in the real and online worlds.

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