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Healthy eating: a parent’s guide

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There's lots of advice online about healthy eating for children, but what do parents really need to know? Consultant dietitian Lucy Jones offers her top tips

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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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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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Healthy body image in children: what parents can do

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Top tips for parents on helping to boost your child’s self-esteem and body image

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What is female genital mutilation and why does it happen?

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130 million women worldwide are living with the impact of female genital cutting, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM). Here's what you need to know

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What is LSD? A guide for parents

LSD is one of the most famous hallucinogenic drugs. Recently, there has been an increase of 175% in the number of 16-to-24-year-olds admitting to using it

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When you think your child may be gay

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Advice and support for parents who think their child is lesbian, gay, bi or trans

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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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Why summer shouldn’t be a time for body image worries

For many, the perfect summer holiday is one spent lounging on the beach without a care in the world.

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Sexually transmitted infections: eight useful facts

Teens and STIs: a parent’s guide 

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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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Childhood obesity: a new epidemic?

Obesity: a guide for parents. What is it, and what can you do if your child is overweight?

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