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Health and wellbeing

Mood-altering substances – everything you need to know

Maryon Stewart, founder of the Angelus Foundation (now Mentor UK), offers her expert advice on how to talk to your child about legal and illegal substances that may alter their mood or behaviour

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Health and wellbeing

Childhood stroke: what parents need to know

Around 400 children in the UK suffers a stroke every year. Here, Dr Anne Gordon on behalf of the Stroke Association, explains more.

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Parenting

Fake news: a parent's guide

What is fake news and how can you help  your child spot it? Nicky Cox, editor in chief of First News, offers advice for parents

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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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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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Games, apps and tech, Parenting, Safety and settings

A fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmas

The National Crime Agency’s CEOP command has created an interactive game that can help you start conversations with your child about making safer choices online.

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Health and wellbeing

Ten tips for talking to your child’s school about bullying

Ten tips for talking to teachers if your child is being bullied at school.

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Relationships and sex

Conversations with young children about sex and relationships

Expert advice on how to talk to young children about sex and relationships

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child to manage anxiety

Dr Hayley Van Zwanenberg, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at Priory Wellbeing Centre Oxford, offers advice on how to help your child understand anxious feelings.

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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

Filtering

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

vaping

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

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