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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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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

How to use the ‘Uniquely Me’ guide to help boost your child’s self-esteem

The Dove Self-Esteem Project's free 40-page 'Uniquely Me' guide can help you promote a healthy body image and raise your child's self-esteem. 

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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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Education and the future

Careers your child could enter if they study tech

tech careers

Expert advice from Stemettes on the huge choice of jobs your child could go into if they study STEM subjects at school

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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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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

When your child’s anger may be linked to low self-esteem

Sometimes having low self-esteem can make it difficult for your child to deal with their anger. Here are some instances when angry outbursts may be linked to low self-esteem.

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Relationships and sex

Teen sex and contraception: what’s legal?

Get clued up on what's legal when it comes to contraception and sex for your teen.

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Games, apps and tech, Safety and settings

Yubo (formerly Yellow): what parents need to know

Five tips for starting a new school

A parent’s guide to Yubo, formerly called Yellow, from Thinkuknow - the education programme of The National Crime Agency’s child protection command NCA-CEOP

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Health and wellbeing

LGBTQ+: 5 things you can do if your child comes out

love

Concrete steps you can take to learn more about your LGBTQ+ child and their identity.

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Health and wellbeing

Gambling and young people: a parent’s guide

Playing cards

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

Helping your child cope with media coverage of traumatic events

Terrorism and trauma helping children cope

With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information. 

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Games, apps and tech

Viral internet trends: a parent's guide

viral internet trends

The growth of social media has brought with it some strange modern phenomena. One of the more recent ones is the viral online challenge...

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