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Health and wellbeing

Gambling and young people: a parent’s guide

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Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

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Health and wellbeing

Young people and suicide: if your child tries to take their life

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Ged Flynn of Papyrus, the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, outlines what parents need to know if their child tries to take their life

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Safety and settings

Monitoring apps: what parents should know

Monitoring apps: the pros and cons of apps that let you to virtually follow your child

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child get the sleep they need: a parent's guide

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Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep

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Games apps and tech

A parent's guide to vlogging

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How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging

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Games apps and tech

A parent's guide to Kik Messenger

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What parents need to know about Kik Messenger, with advice from CEOP

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Games apps and tech

A parent's guide to Musical.ly

Musical.ly is an app for creating and sharing lip sync videos among friends. What do parents and carers need to know about it? 

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Health and wellbeing

A girl’s beauty confidence starts with her mother

How a secret code between parents and their child could help protect young people when they have problems. Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Education and the future

A parent's guide to gender stereotypes

Gender stereotypes could affect girls and boys' job prospects in the future. Here's how parents can help

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Safety and settings

9 ways the internet can be good for your children

Ways the internet can be good for children and internet safety

We hear a lot about the negative effects on children of using the internet but it can also be a positive thing. Here’s our guide for parents

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Parenting

5 ways the internet can help you enjoy family time together

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Setting parental controls on Netflix and using Google Maps to explore are just two of the ways tech can help you enjoy time together as a family. Read our top tips for parents

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Games apps and tech

Connected toys: not just child’s play

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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

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