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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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Safety and settings

Social media apps: setting safety and privacy settings

social media

Here's how to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Parenting

Money matters for parents of disabled children

Money

Parents and carers of children with disabilities often face heavy costs. In this Q&A, Cerebra addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about benefits.

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Health and wellbeing

Roasting: a guide for parents

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How to deal with roasting: the cyberbullying craze that can have a profound effect on its victims

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Health and wellbeing

Teenage pregnancy: how you can help your child

Your son or daughter hasn't only been having sex – now they or their partner is pregnant. Bekki Burbidge of the FPA looks at your options

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Health and wellbeing

Sexually transmitted infections: eight useful facts

Teens and STIs: a parent’s guide 

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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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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

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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

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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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