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Ten tips for talking to your child’s school about bullying

Ten tips for talking to teachers if your child is being bullied at school.

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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

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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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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Health and wellbeing

Selfies: the good, the bad and the downright irritating

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91% of teens have taken a selfie. Should parents be worried or are they just harmless fun?

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Health and wellbeing

Getting young people involved in volunteering

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The internet can help and encourage young people to help others. Here's how your child can get involved in voiunteering

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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

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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