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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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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Education and the future

A parent's guide to gender stereotypes

Gender stereotypes could affect girls and boys' job prospects in the future. Here's how parents can help

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Safety and settings

Setting filters on Google

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Google is often the first port of call for homework and curiosity of all kinds. Here's how to guard against adult content appearing in your children's Google searches.

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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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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

Laughing gas: not funny

Laughing gas

Laughing gas: a parent’s guide

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Relationships and sex

Why you should talk openly with children about sex and relationships

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It’s hard to keep pace with our children’s digital lives. But there is something you can do that will help safeguard your children. Something that will support their mental health and, in the process, strengthen your connection to them. You can involve yourself in your children’s sex education. You can start the conversation.

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Games, apps and tech

Snapchat: a parent's guide

Snapchat

Everything you need to know about Snaptchat, the hugely popular picture sharing app

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Games, apps and tech

What is Minecraft?

Minecraft: what parents need to know

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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

LGBTQ+ flag

A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms.

Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.

But what do you actually say?

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Relationships and sex

When teens share nudes

‘Nudes’ is the term most young people use to describe self-taken naked or semi-naked photographs or videos which are often shared online. Parent Info looks into this type of image sharing.

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