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Games, apps and tech

Are you worried your child might see something inappropriate online?

keeping children safe online

What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? NCA-CEOP offers advice for parents

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Health and wellbeing

Pro-ana and pro-mia: the dangers of pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia sites for young people

A parent’s guide to pro-ana and pro-mia websites. What effect could they have on your child if they have an eating disorder?

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Games, apps and tech

Having a positive digital footprint

social media

Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint

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Safety and settings

Keeping adopted children safe from online risk

Adopted children are more vulnerable to risks online, such as contact from birth families. What can parents do to help keep them safe? Read our advice from NCA-CEOP

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Health and wellbeing

Self-harm: what parents should know

self-harm

Why do young people self harm and what can you do to help them?

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Health and wellbeing

Boys and self-harm: facts and tips

The number of boys self-harming is rising. Here’s what parents need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Fitness apps: a cause for concern?

Fitness apps: a parent's guide

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Education and the future

Preparing your child for secondary school

It's the end of the summer term, with mixed emotions for some children who are moving on. But there are also practical things to consider. Here are our tips for being super-organised for the move to secondary school in September. 

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Safety and settings

Pokémon Go: a parent's guide

Pokemon Go

Everything you need to know about Pokémon Go, including concerns for parents and safety tips

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Parenting

Fake news: a parent's guide

What is fake news and how can you help  your child spot it? Nicky Cox, editor in chief of First News, offers advice for parents

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Education and the future

Five tips for starting a new school

Back to school

Five tips to help your child tackle their first week at a new school with ease and confidence.

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Games, apps and tech

Digital resilience: a parent's guide

digital re

But what exactly is digital resilience? And what can we do as parents to help our children develop it?

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