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Top tips for parents

Children are embracing more technology – and at a younger and younger age – than ever before. Keeping them safe can sometimes be a challenge particularly if you don’t know where to go for help and advice.

That’s why ParentPort has brought together key tips and safety advice and put them in one place.

You’ll find links to all the sources of our advice so you can easily find out more. In time, we’ll add more tips to the areas below, and new categories. If there’s something you think we should feature, contact us via 
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Tips of the day

The BPI and its member record labels have developed a Parental Advisory Scheme. It helps parents identify songs and music videos that might be inappropriate for children.


If you are unsure whether a game is suitable for your child you can find many reviews online. The website Ask About Games is particularly helpful in providing parental information on games.