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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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    What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?

    Our homes have become even more connected. More families are buying internet-enabled devices such as smart speakers, toys that connect to the internet and even Bluetooth enabled toothbrushes. In this article, we explain what is meant by the ‘Internet of Things’ and how to use these devices safely with your child.

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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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    Gaming: What parents and carers need to know

    As with any form of technology or online space, adult offenders can use gaming platforms to target children and build relationships with them. Understand the different elements of gaming and how they can be used by offenders, and what you can do to support your child whilst gaming.

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    Band Runner for 8-10 year olds

    Band Runner is a fun interactive game that helps 8-10 year olds learn how to stay safe from risks they might encounter online.

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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.

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Our new film highlights the ongoing need to talk to our children about sex, relationships and the internet.