It’s great to play inside and outside of the house but it’s really important to remember a few simple safety rules too.
You may be curious to know more about alcohol but that doesn’t mean that you have to say yes if somebody offers you a drink.
There are lots of reasons why some young people choose a risky behaviour like taking drugs. It could be because they are stressed at school or worried about their home life, or simply because they think it’s going to be fun.
Most people have sex for the first time when they are 16 or older. Remember though, although 16 is the legal age of consent this doesn’t mean that this is necessarily right for you. Being ready for sex is about it being the right time for you, not because your friends are pressuring you.
Staying Safe Online
The internet is a great way to be able to stay in touch with your friends through social networking and chatrooms. But to keep the internet fun and accessible, you also need to keep yourself safe online.
Your Child and Alcohol
It’s important to talk to your child openly about alcohol and being armed with the facts about alcohol and underage drinking will really help to open up the discussion.
Your Child and Drugs
It can be difficult to raise the subject and talk to you child about drugs so doing your homework first and having a better understanding is really important.
As your child grows up they will and becomes more independent it is important to have steps in place to make sure they are safe.