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  • Parenting
    Education and the future

    Should you worry about how much work your child is doing during lockdown?

    Short answer: no. Long answer: no, but there are ways you can help motivate them…

  • Parenting
    Health and wellbeing

    Surviving family life under lockdown

    Family life has undergone a major upheaval over the past year, with households spending time together 24/7. Here are some tips to help you reduce the inevitable tension and get along smoothly with one another

  • Parenting

    Online teen speak

    Wondering what your children are tapping into their phones? Or, in fact, what it means? Here's our parent's guide to some popular teen chat acronyms and slang words. 

  • Parenting

    COVID-19: tips to help separated parents cope

    The coronavirus crisis is stressful for most families, but it poses a particular set of problems for separated families. Here’s what the law says about shared custody – and some tips to make it easier on everyone

  • 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.

  • Parenting

    Resources to help you talk to your child about racism

    With the news dominated by images of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, children are likely to have questions about what they have seen and heard. Here are some suggestions for how to start the conversation

  • Games, apps and tech
    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.

  • Parenting

    Sharenting: should you share pictures of your children online?

    A parent's guide to the very modern phenomenon of social media sharenting

  • Parenting

    YouTube: what parents need to know

    Kids can't get enough of YouTube. Read NCA-CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about it

  • Parenting

    What is - and isn't - legal online?

    The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

  • Parenting

    Thinking critically and spotting fake news

    A parent’s guide to fake news and helping your child question what they see or hear online

  • 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