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How to have a happy family Christmas

Happy Family Christmas

Advice on making sure you have a harmonious holiday with children and relatives.

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Health and wellbeing

How can the digital world help young people with epilepsy?

Advice for parents from Epilepsy Action on how the digital world can offer young people living with epilepsy the support they need

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Health and wellbeing

Finding the right after school childcare

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Advice for working parents when looking for an after school club or nanny 

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Health and wellbeing

What if you’re worried about your child’s mental health? VIDEO

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Video: Claire Usiskin from YoungMinds talks about warning signs parents should look for and how you can respond if you're concerned about your child's mental health

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Games, apps and tech

Having a positive digital footprint

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Top tips on how to help your child make their online presence work for them and create a positive digital footprint

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Health and wellbeing

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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Education and the future

Games to help your child learn to read

Learning to read is vital for most of what comes afterwards in school (and the rest of your life!) but it can sometimes feel like a chore. Neurologist Dr Judy Willis offers her top tips for making the process as smooth and pleasurable as possible while below, we look at some online resources you can download for your child at home

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Education and the future

Homework: 10 tips to get ahead

A parent's guide to managing your child’s homework effectively

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Relationships and sex

Talking to your teen about sexting? Get the facts.

Talk about sexting

How to have conversations about sexting and make sure your teen is staying safe. 

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Relationships and sex

Sex and relationships online

What do you need to know when your child is exploring their sexuality online? Marie Smith of NCA-CEOP offers parents advice

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Education and the future

Supporting your child’s education: five top tips for dads

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Jeremy Davies of The Fatherhood Institute offers his top tips for what dads can do particularly well. 

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Health and wellbeing

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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