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How can I talk to my child about unhealthy images?

Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?

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Parenting

When your child racks up a huge mobile phone bill

Family digital

Parents sometimes end up paying unexpectedly large phone bills and don’t know why. The Phone-pay Services Authority explains what to look out for when giving your child a mobile device…

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Parenting

Online safety course for parents: Parenting in the Digital Age

Find out more about Parent Zone's online digital parenting course

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to Kik Messenger

Kik messenger

What parents need to know about Kik Messenger, with advice from NCA-CEOP

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Health and wellbeing

E-cigarettes and vaping: a parent’s guide

vaping

Expert advice on what you can do if you suspect your child may be using ecigarettes.

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Health and wellbeing

Underage drinking: how big an issue is alcohol for teens?

Alcohol and teens

Children and alcohol: a parent's guide

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Health and wellbeing

What I wish my parents had told me about HIV as a gay teenager

HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with other men aged 15-to-24 have doubled in recent years. Here's what one gay man wishes he'd known as a teenager 

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Health and wellbeing

Talking to your child about traumatic life events: miscarriage, redundancy and terminal illness

Father and son

Advice for parents on how to talk to your children about traumatic events in the family

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Health and wellbeing

Childhood stroke: what parents need to know

Around 400 children in the UK suffers a stroke every year. Here, Dr Anne Gordon on behalf of the Stroke Association, explains more.

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Safety and settings

Child-friendly T&Cs: what parents should know

Child-friendly terms and conditions on social media; a parent’s guide 

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Games, apps and tech

Does your child have the skills to combat cybercrime?

Cybercrime: the NCA's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) looks at how you can encourage your child to use their digital skills in a positive, rather than negative, way

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