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Relationships and sex

Teens on Tinder

Teens on Tinder

Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps out there. Here's what parents need to know

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Health and wellbeing

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

Online safety transgender

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

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Health and wellbeing

Fighting the stigma of mental health: a parent’s guide

Mental health stigma

Natasha Devon, former Government Mental Health Champion for Schools, offers advice on how to help your child

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Games, apps and tech

Apex Legends: a parent's guide

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Apex Legends is the latest gaming craze on-track to overtake Fortnite as the most popular ‘battle royale’ game. Although its concept and gameplay are similar to Fortnite, there are some key differences you may want to consider before letting your child play it. 

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Parenting

Learning disabilities, autism and internet safety: a guide for parents

Internet brain

Help for parents on dealing with issues raised by the internet for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties

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Education and the future

Top tips for teens on digital finance

Teaching children about money in the digital age: a parent’s guide

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Health and wellbeing

What to do if your child is self-harming

Self-harm: expert advice on how to help you and your child through this difficult and emotional time

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Games, apps and tech

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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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: tackling stigma together

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1 in 10 children will experience a mental health problem. Here's how to help them

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Safety and settings

What you need to know about online grooming

Many parents worry that their child could be groomed online. Here’s what you need to know to help protect them

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Games, apps and tech

Instagram: a parent’s guide

Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram

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Health and wellbeing

Self-esteem starts at home: three ways to boost your child’s body confidence

Boy in cape

We all have doubts about the way we look from time to time - children and adults alike. But sometimes these niggling doubts can develop into serious and lasting low self-esteem.

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