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Secret apps - Making sure your child uses mobile apps safely

Thursday 23 May 2019 / Parenting Tips, Online, Safety
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We share some tips on safely identifying and dealing with suspicious mobile apps your child may come across.

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How to help your child stay safe online

Wednesday 20 March 2019 / Online
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A rumoured internet ‘challenge’ called Momo has been causing concern about keeping children safe online.

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A Guide on Gifting Consoles and Games

Monday 03 December 2018 / Parenting Tips, Safety, Online
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Tips to keep your child safe when purchasing games and consoles this gifting season.

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Kick the Buddy app - what is it?

Wednesday 28 November 2018 / Online, Parenting Tips
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It can be difficult to keep up with the apps your children are using but what is the new, popular Kick the Buddy app?

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How much do you know about the age restrictions on video games?

Monday 13 August 2018 / Online, Safety, Parenting Tips, Activities
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The video game industry is an ever growing business, but how much do you know about the logos and the age restrictions?

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