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Pornography: What Parents Need to Know

These days, although we might find it tricky, we have to think about our children becoming ‘porn-resilient’. This necessitates a look at what is going on out there! We know that children are encountering porn at a young age due to access to digital technology, but do they have the skill set to navigate material they might come across accidentally, or otherwise?

Social Media and Mental Health

Parents often worry about the impact of social media on mental health. This video highlights some of the research evidence and hopefully reassures parents, to some extent.

40 Things Parents Need to Know About Pornography

This rather detailed document summarises some of the most important research evidence about young people’s use of pornography. In addition to making sure you are aware of what teens might be accessing, it also helps parents think about how to approach conversations that might be tricky!

Buying Your Child Their First Phone

When should you buy them a phone? And if you do, what should you talk to them about before you do? This resource is a great handy guide for parents to mull over before they give their child a phone.

50 Things to Consider if Your Child Uses Social Media

A useful summary of 50 things that parents should be aware of, or reflect on, when it comes to thinking about their child’s use of social media. Read through the list and see if anything resonates. Use it as a platform for those all-important chats with your child.