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Games, apps and tech

Choosing the right video games for your children

Tearaway Unfolded

Where to go for information on the video games your children will ask for.

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Health and wellbeing

Children, alcohol and the law: a parent’s guide

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

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Games, apps and tech

Viral Trends 2: the sequel

Viral challenges continue to shape a lot of young people’s experiences online. fare harmless and just good fun, but some are more sinister and could pose risks. Here's what parents need to know

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Safety and settings

Protecting your child from online grooming: a parent’s guide

CEOP documentary

Essential tips for parents if you're concerned your child may have been groomed online by a paedophile

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Health and wellbeing

Talking to your child about traumatic life events: miscarriage, redundancy and terminal illness

Father and son

Advice for parents on how to talk to your children about traumatic events in the family

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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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Parenting

Social media and group violence: a parent's guide

smart phone lying on table with a dark backdrop

Advice for parents on the rise of viral fight videos online

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Relationships and sex

Helping your kids recognise unhealthy relationships – on and offline

Relationships

How can your child spot relationships that are going to hurt them? Read our parent guide to abusive relationships and what to do about them

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Relationships and sex

Sex: preparing to talk to your child

Face to face

Use these online advice services to help you prepare before talking to your child about sex, contraception and online safety

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Health and wellbeing

Legal highs - a parent's guide

Legal highs can be every bit as dangerous and addictive as illegal drugs, and they're they're easier to get hold of. Make sure you and your child are clued up about the risks. 

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Health and wellbeing

Treatment for your child’s eating disorder

It's unusual for young people with eating disorders to get better on their own. Here's our roundup of treatments available on the NHS and from other support services.

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Health and wellbeing

Bulimia nervosa: a parent’s guide

Bulimia binge purge

Bulimia is the most common eating disorder. Here's Dr Pooky Knightsmith's advice on how to tell if your child is affected – and where to get help. 

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