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Safety and settings

Child-friendly T&Cs: what parents should know

Child-friendly terms and conditions on social media; a parent’s guide 

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Health and wellbeing

Childhood stroke: what parents need to know

Around 400 children in the UK suffers a stroke every year. Here, Dr Anne Gordon on behalf of the Stroke Association, explains more.

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Parenting

Disability and growing up: advice for parents with children going through puberty

Disabled young people have the same needs for sex education, healthcare and opportunities to socialise and discover their sexuality as their non-disabled peers. Read our advice for parents on how best to help them deal with puberty

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Parenting

Fake news: a parent's guide

What is fake news and how can you help  your child spot it? Nicky Cox, editor in chief of First News, offers advice for parents

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Safety and settings

Start talking PANTS!

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The NSPCC explains how a simple conversation will help to keep your child safe from sexual abuse on and offline

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Parenting

When your child racks up a huge mobile phone bill

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Parents sometimes end up paying unexpectedly large phone bills and don’t know why. The Phone-pay Services Authority explains what to look out for when giving your child a mobile device…

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Education and the future

Why everyone should learn to code

Simon Humphreys of Computing at School explains why coding is cool

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Health and wellbeing

Mood-altering substances – everything you need to know

Maryon Stewart, founder of the Angelus Foundation (now Mentor UK), offers her expert advice on how to talk to your child about legal and illegal substances that may alter their mood or behaviour

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Games, apps and tech

VPNs: What are Virtual Private Networks?

A parent's guide to Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) from NCA-CEOP’s Leah Buck

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Health and wellbeing

How can the digital world help young people with epilepsy?

Advice for parents from Epilepsy Action on how the digital world can offer young people living with epilepsy the support they need

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Health and wellbeing

Finding the right after school childcare

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Advice for working parents when looking for an after school club or nanny 

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Education and the future

Games to help your child learn to read

Learning to read is vital for most of what comes afterwards in school (and the rest of your life!) but it can sometimes feel like a chore. Neurologist Dr Judy Willis offers her top tips for making the process as smooth and pleasurable as possible while below, we look at some online resources you can download for your child at home

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