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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.

  • 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

  • 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

    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

    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

  • Parenting

    Understanding online shaming - a guide for parents

    What is online shaming and what can you do to protect your child from it?

  • 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

    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

  • Parenting

    Internet porn: top tips for how to respond

    NCA-CEOP’s Dr Elly Hanson offers advice on how to address the tricky issue of online porn with your child

  • Parenting
    Health and wellbeing

    Quaranteened: helping teenagers cope with lockdown

    Social distancing and self-isolation bring challenges for everyone, but teens face a particularly hard time. So how can you help?

  • Parenting

    How can I talk to my child about unhealthy images?

    Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?

  • Parenting
    Safety and settings

    Who are abusers and why aren't we better at spotting them?

    What parents need to know: the facts about the people who abuse children from The Lucy Faithfull Foundation

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