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Divorce: 10 ways parents can make it less painful for their children

Divorce and children

Divorce and separation are tough on children, but as a parent you can make the process and its effects less painful through good communication. Here are 10 tips from Gingerbread to help

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Health and wellbeing

Low mood: a guide for parents

Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help.

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Health and wellbeing

What is LSD? A guide for parents

LSD is one of the most famous hallucinogenic drugs. Recently, there has been an increase of 175% in the number of 16-to-24-year-olds admitting to using it

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Health and wellbeing

How to set digital boundaries that work

Children need boundaries in all aspects of their life to make them feel safe. They are especially important - and particularly difficult - in digital life. Here are five tips to help. 

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Parenting

Choosing age-appropriate video on demand and online content for your family

Boy on tablet

From Netflix to NowTV: how to keep your family safe when viewing TV and films online and on mobile devices

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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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Relationships and sex

How to open a difficult conversation with your child

Stormy weather family

NCA-CEOP's tips for starting a difficult conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that

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Safety and settings

Snapchat: a parent's guide

Snapchat

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

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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

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Games, apps and tech

Apps to help families enjoy the great outdoors

Children outdoors

With the summer holidays just around the corner, we've gathered some of the most exciting apps we’ve found to get kids outdoors and enjoy what nature has to offer

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Safety and settings

NCA-CEOP’s new ‘Jessie & Friends’ resource to help keep your child safer online

It’s never too early to talk to your child about what they do online and who to talk to if they come across anything that makes them feel worried, scared or sad.

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Safety and settings

What you need to know about online grooming

Many parents worry that their child could be groomed online. Here’s what you need to know to help protect them

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