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  • Safety and settings

    If you find out your child has been sexually abused or exploited

    NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson offers advice to parents on coping in the aftermath of your child being abused

  • Health and wellbeing

    Helping your child cope with media coverage of traumatic events

    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. 

  • 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

  • Games, apps and tech

    What does it meme?

    Are you confused about memes, or unsure what a meme even is? You’re not the only one. Don’t worry: we’re here to help.

  • Relationships and sex

    Why you should talk openly with children about sex and relationships

    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.

  • Safety and settings

    Grooming: how do abusers do what they do?

    Grooming: The Lucy Faithfull Foundation offers advice to parents on how to spot the signs

  • Education and the future

    From primary to secondary: how to ease your child’s transition

    Leaving behind the familiar, safe environment of primary school and setting off for the uncharted territory of secondary school is a big adventure in a child’s life. It’s exciting - new people and new activities — but also challenging. Here are a few ways you can help smooth your child’s transition to secondary school

  • Parenting
    Health and wellbeing

    How to celebrate special occasions during lockdown

    It would be easy to downplay birthdays and other annual celebrations during the COVID-19 epidemic, but it’s important that children aren’t left feeling like their lives have been put on hold. Here are some tips for ensuring those special days are still marked in style

  • Relationships and sex

    Q&A about sex and teens with Brook

    Brook's Richard Essery answers some parents' FAQs on young people and sex

  • Relationships and sex

    Harmful sexual behaviour in children and young people: what parents need to know

    Sophie Jones at NCA-CEOP explains the difference between healthy and unhealthy sexual behaviour and what you can do if you are concerned about your child’s behaviour.

  • Parenting

    5 ways the internet can help you enjoy family time together

    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

  • Health and wellbeing

    Unwinding online: the rise of ASMR

    We talk about ‘detoxing’ and ‘taking a break’ when we want to escape the stress digital tech can bring. But the internet itself also offers new ways of unwinding. One of the most peculiar – and popular with young people – is ASMR.

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