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Health and wellbeing

Low mood: a guide for parents

Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help.

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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Health and wellbeing

When your child comes out as transgender: a Q&A with Sue Chitayi

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Sue Chitayi, mother of a transgender son and parent volunteer at Gendered Intelligence, answers some parents' common questions

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Safety and settings

WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

A parents guide to WhatsApp

Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it

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Safety and settings

Is your child at risk of sexual exploitation? Know the signs

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Advice from Parents Against Child Sexual Exploitation on the signs of sexual exploitation and the steps parents can take to keep their children safe from online grooming

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Safety and settings

If you find out your child has been sexually abused or exploited

NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson offers advice to parents on coping in the aftermath of your child being abused

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child cope with panic attacks

Panic attacks in children: a parent’s guide from Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma, clinical psychologist at Nightingale Hospital

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Safety and settings

What is Minecraft?

Minecraft: what parents need to know

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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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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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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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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms. 

Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.

But what do you actually say?

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