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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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    Safer online dating: how to support your child

    As your child gets older they will start to be interested in romantic relationships. Online spaces are one of the places they can meet, flirt and start relationships.

  • Digital Romance research 2017

    Technology is central to young people’s relationships today. It’s part of how young people communicate, build intimacy, hang out, flirt and deal with post break up fall out.

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    Gaming: what parents and carers need to know

    Gaming is extremely popular with children and young people. If your child is gaming, you may have questions about how your child can be safer whilst they play and interact.

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    Personal information: a guide for parents and carers

    From online gaming to social media apps - if your child enjoys the internet it’s important you know how to protect their personal information and support them to make safe choices about what they share about themselves online

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    Is your child ready for social media?

    Children love to socialise and as they get older, they will want to stay in touch with their friends online. In this article, we look at how you can help them make those first steps into social media a positive experience.

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    Using parental controls

    Parental controls are a great tool to help protect your children online and there’s plenty of advice available to help you use them. Find out how you can use them effectively.