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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

Helping your child stay safe from cybercrime

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Cybercrime: a parent's guide to keeping your kids safe

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Safety and settings

Keeping adopted children safe from online risk

Adopted children are more vulnerable to risks online, such as contact from birth families. What can parents do to help keep them safe? Read our advice from NCA-CEOP

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Games, apps and tech

Instagram FAQs for parents

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything parents and carers need to know?

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Health and wellbeing

Top tips if your child is being bullied

Reaching out

Alex Holmes, anti-bullying programme manager for the Diana Award, outlines some useful things to do if your child is being bullied online or off

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Health and wellbeing

Talking to your child about an eating disorder

The number of young people treated in hospital for eating disorders is rising. Here are some tips for talking to your child about the subject

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Addicted to social media – or just teens being teens?

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People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

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Games, apps and tech

Connected toys: not just child’s play

connected toys

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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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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Health and wellbeing

Understanding binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder: a parent's guide

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Education and the future

Preparing for university: a parent's guide

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Some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university

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Relationships and sex

Revenge porn: a parent's guide

Ministry of Justice's Revenge porn campaign

Distributing so-called revenge porn is a criminal offence. How can young people be protected from it?

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