All articles

Displaying 13 - 24 of 269 articles
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

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Gambling and young people: a parent’s guide

Playing cards

Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Helping your child cope with media coverage of traumatic events

Terrorism and trauma helping children cope

With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information. 

Read more
Games, apps and tech

Viral internet trends: a parent's guide

viral internet trends

The growth of social media has brought with it some strange modern phenomena. One of the more recent ones is the viral online challenge...

Read more
Health and wellbeing

How to help your child if they are being bullied for being LGBTQ+

Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying is sadly very common in schools. Read Stonewall’s advice on how to help your child if they're on the receiving end and what to do if your child is among the bullies

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying at school

Stonewall explains how language and other behaviours can cause distress and longterm harm for LGBTQ+ children at school – and what parents can do to stop it

Read more
Games, apps and tech

When should technology be used during exam season?

Exam season can be a stressful time.

Read more
Safety and settings

Preventing far-right extremism: a guide for parents

far right extremism

Far-right extremism: how to spot the signs your child could be vulnerable + what to do to protect them

Read more
Relationships and sex

Conversations with young children about sex and relationships

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

Read more
Parenting

At what age can my child…?

What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

Read more
Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Photoshop-spotting: talking to your child about ‘fake’ images

Young people who are regularly online and on social media will come across thousands of advertising messages a day, most of which include doctored images that can have a big impact on the way they view themselves.  

Here are some ways to start a conversation with your child about edited images. 

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Teenage pregnancy: how you can help your child

Your son or daughter hasn't only been having sex – now they or their partner is pregnant. Bekki Burbidge of the FPA looks at your options

Read more

Pages