Popular thinking has it that children instinctively know how to navigate the digital universe, while their parents are clueless. What’s the truth?
The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).
Critical thinking: a parent’s guide to fake news and helping your child question what they see or hear online
Screen time: a common sense guide for parents
What is online shaming and what can you do to protect your child from it?
Advice for parents on the security risks of smart toys that talk to the internet – and perhaps other people you don’t want them to
From Netflix to NowTV: how to keep your family safe when viewing TV and films online and on mobile devices
Sadly, once your child explores the online world, they may find a troll waiting for them. Here's how to help them cope.
How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging
Cybercrime: a parent's guide to keeping your kids safe
How to deal with roasting: the cyberbullying craze that can have a profound effect on its victims
The growth of social media has brought with it some strange modern phenomena. One of the more recent ones is the viral online challenge...
How does Ofcom, the communications regulator, tackle material online that may be inapprorpriate or upsetting for children?
A number of schools have asked us about a Parent Info poster to put up around the school or send home to parents, telling them about the service.
Well, now we have one - and here it is!
Separating online risk from things that could actually cause children harm: a parent’s guide
Wondering what your children are tapping into their phones? Or, in fact, what it means? Here's our parent's guide to some popular teen chat acronyms and slang words.
Help for parents on dealing with issues raised by the internet for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties
All you need to know about the global initiative that encourages safe internet use.
Digital literacy and online resilience: a parent’s guide
Top tips on staying up-to-date with what your child is doing online
A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online
Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it
What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? CEOP offers advice for parents
But what exactly is digital resilience? And what can we do as parents to help our children develop it?
Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint
Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know
What is fake news and how can you help your child spot it? Nicky Cox, editor in chief of First News, offers advice for parents
The gen on some of the most popular games, plus how the Games Rating Authority works.
The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.
What does it mean to be a digitally literate child in the internet age?
A selection of the most popular articles that you have looked at in our first year.
Our Digital Families 2017 conference is nearly here - our expert speakers offer their tips for parents on how to help young people manage their online lives.
The risks and opportunities that children face when using live streaming social media apps including Live.me
Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice
Parents sometimes end up paying unexpectedly large phone bills and don’t know why. The Phone-pay Services Authority explains what to look out for when giving your child a mobile device…
CEOP explains the dark web, the reasons why your child might be using it, and what you need to know about it.
Cybercrime: the NCA's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) looks at how you can encourage your child to use their digital skills in a positive, rather than negative, way
Child-friendly terms and conditions on social media; a parent’s guide
Find out more about Parent Zone's online digital parenting course
A parent's guide to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) from CEOP’s Leah Buck
Are children sharing too much online?
CEOP's film explains what they are, and what parents should know about them.
Support organisations for young people and parents who are concerned about what young people are having to deal with online.
Two thirds of young people have their own smartphone before they start secondary school (and some other interesting facts). How does your child's internet use compare?
Researchers have been studying how children use smartphones, tablets and computers across Europe. So are children addicted to their phones? And how many have experienced cyberbullying? We have (some of) the answers...
Most popular social media services don’t allow anyone under 13 to join. Even so, lots of younger children manage to set up accounts. What can parents do?
A parent's guide to the very modern phenomenon of social media sharenting