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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child get the sleep they need: a parent's guide

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Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding and supporting anxiety in your child

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Anxiety: how parents can help their children

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Safety and settings

What can make young people vulnerable online?

NCA-CEOP's Dr Helen Whittle outlines what could be putting your child at risk online – and what you can do to help protect them

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Health and wellbeing

Cannabis, skunk and the teenage brain

Brain

Advice for parents on cannabis, skunk and its reported links to mental health issues in young people

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to vlogging

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

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Health and wellbeing

It’s no game – how to tell if your child is addicted to tech

Gaming

Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice

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Parenting

Preventing violent extremism – what parents can do

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Advice for parents on helping their children avoid becoming involved in violent extremism

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Safety and settings

Helping your child stay safe from cybercrime

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Cybercrime: a parent's guide to keeping your kids safe

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Health and wellbeing

Childhood obesity: a new epidemic?

Obesity: a guide for parents. What is it, and what can you do if your child is overweight?

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Safety and settings

Sexual abuse on webcam: what can parents do?

Webcam

NCA-CEOP explains how the abusers operate and what you can do to protect the children in your care.

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Parenting

Five rights children should have online

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There is deep concern about the impact the internet is having on families, especially on children and young people. iRights is a coalition calling for five basic rights that children and young people should have online. 

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Relationships and sex

Teenage relationships in the digital age

A parent’s guide to digital romance and how you can help your child deal with relationships

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