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Here is the The Ritchies Family Digital Toolkit

We've organised the resources by age and things you can do with a little or a lot of time on your hands. Use the age-specific dropdown and navigate; Things to do now, Things to explore further and Longer reads tabs to explore the resources.

For your children aged: 14+
Things you can do now.
Things to explore further.
Longer reads to support your child.

In the next 5 mins, read up, watch and learn about what you can do to help your child feel more confident online and address some of the online issues they may face.

Things you can do now.

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Wellbeing and Safety on Instagram – Advice for Parents and Carers

5 min read

This is a toolkit to help teens think about how they experience on the Instagram platform and offer tools to improve that experience.

Creating a balanced digital diet with screen time tips

4 min read

Find simple tips to help children develop healthy online habits and a good digital diet to help them thrive on and offline.

Parents guide to live streaming and vlogging

10 min read

See our guide to learn more about live streaming and vlogging, how children are using it to interact with others and what you can do to keep them safe while doing it.

Social media concerns

20 min read

Get advice to help your family navigate the risks and rewards that social media can bring.

Managing screen time – starting with an open conversation with children is key

How does social media impact the mental health of young people?

8 min read

Dr Linda offers advice on how social media platforms explore the potential effects on young peoples’ emotional and mental health.

Tips to Promote Positive Body Image

5 min read

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