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Planning to talk to your child about sex, relationships and their lives online can be tricky. Find lots of advice about these complex areas here.

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    The Dark Web explained

    The internet has changed in many ways since it first became publicly accessible. One of the most controversial developments is the growth of the so-called dark web. Understand what the dark web is, why people use it, and what to do if your child is using it.

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    7 questions parents ask about nude selfies

    Many parents ask us about young people taking and sharing revealing pics of themselves. Here we answer your most frequent questions with the best advice on keeping children safe...

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    Having a conversation with your child

    Starting a conversation with your child about a sensitive issue or something you don’t usually talk about isn’t always easy, especially if this means you will be talking about things they prefer to keep private, but there are ways to make having these conversations with your child easier.

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    There’s a viral scare online. What should I do?

    Reports of online scares or challenges encouraging harmful or suicidal behaviours can be alarming and confusing. Here we look at how you can speak to your child about scares and challenges, and how to respond if they have seen one.

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    Using placement plans to keep children safe online

    If you're a foster carer or social worker make sure you consider online safety before, during and after any placement.

  • #AskTheAwkward (subtitled)

    Talking regularly with your child about relationships and sex can help develop shared understanding, trust and support between you. Talk little. Talk often. Ask The Awkward.