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Health and wellbeing

E-cigarettes and vaping: a parent’s guide

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

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Relationships and sex

Negging: what parents need to know

PUAs

Negging is on the rise online as well as off. But what is it – and how can you help your child cope if it happens to them?

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Parenting

YouTube: what parents need to know

YouTube

Kids can't get enough of the video sharing site. Read NCA-CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about it

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Relationships and sex

Revenge porn: a parent's guide

Ministry of Justice's Revenge porn campaign

Distributing so-called revenge porn is a criminal offence. How can young people be protected from it?

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Games apps and tech

Live streaming: what parents need to know

live streaming

The risks and opportunities that children face when using live streaming social media apps including Live.me

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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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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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Games apps and tech

A parent's guide to vlogging

zoella, alfie deyes and louise pentland

How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging

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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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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Addicted to social media – or just teens being teens?

People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

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Games apps and tech

Instagram: a parent’s guide

Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram

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Games apps and tech

Instagram FAQs for parents

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything parents and carers need to know?

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