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    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).

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    Divorce: 10 ways parents can make it less painful for their children

    Divorce and separation are tough on children, but as a parent you can make the process and its effects less painful through good communication. Here are 10 tips from Gingerbread to help

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    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.

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    Money matters for parents of disabled children

    Parents and carers of children with disabilities often face heavy costs. In this Q&A, Cerebra addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about benefits.

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    Sharenting: should you share pictures of your children online?

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

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    Five rights children should have online

    There is deep concern about the impact the internet is having on families, especially on children and young people. iRights is a coalition calling for five basic rights that children and young people should have online. 

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    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

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    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. 

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    The 5 digital parenting rules that REALLY matter

    The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.

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    At what age can my child…?

    What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

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    What does Ofcom do to protect your child?

    How does Ofcom, the communications regulator, tackle material online that may be inapprorpriate or upsetting for children?

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    What is digital literacy? A parent's guide

    What does it mean to be a digitally literate child in the internet age?

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