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Safety and settings

Social media apps: setting safety and privacy settings

social media

Here's how to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Health and wellbeing

Boys and body image: it’s (not) different for girls

boys and body image

Recent research shows that boys today are increasingly sturggling with body image issues. How can parents support their son if they are affected?

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Health and wellbeing

Body dysmorphic disorder: when a negative body image becomes a mental health condition

BDD

A parent's guide to body dysmorphic disorder

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Safety and settings

The 6 apps and services that every parent should know about

6 Apps every parent should know about

A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online

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Education and the future

Preparing for university: a parent's guide

starting university teens

Some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university

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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: the background

Good mental health

What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people? Parent Info offers insight for parents from YoungMinds

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child cope with panic attacks

Panic attacks in children: a parent’s guide from Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma, clinical psychologist at Nightingale Hospital

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Parenting

What is - and isn't - legal online?

Off-limits online

The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

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Safety and settings

What is the dark web? A parent’s guide

A parent’s guide to the dark web: why your child may be using it and what you need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding anorexia nervosa

Black cloud

Anorexia is a serious disease that can affect children and young people and sufferers are often secretive about their suffering. We explain how to spot the symptoms and what to do if you're concerned about your child

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

How to talk to your child about gender stereotypes

Here are some ways that you can support your child when it comes to challenging gender stereotypes. 

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Health and wellbeing

How to help your child if they're being bullied

Jedidja

https://www.kidscape.org.uk/advice National children’s charity, Kidscape, offers parents tips on how to help their children sif they are being bullied.

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