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Health and wellbeing

Self-harm: what parents should know

self-harm

Why do young people self harm and what can you do to help them?

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Health and wellbeing

Fitness apps: a cause for concern?

Fitness apps: a parent's guide

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Education and the future

Five tips for starting a new school

Back to school

Five tips to help your child tackle their first week at a new school with ease and confidence.

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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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Games, apps and tech

Online risk: myths and facts

Separating online risk from things that could actually cause children harm: a parent’s guide

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Relationships and sex

Q&A about sex and teens with Brook

Holding hands

Brook's Richard Essery answers some parents' FAQs on young people and sex

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Parenting

Homework: being a supportive parent

homework

Helping your child with their homework and revision can often be a huge benefit when it comes to exam day. Here's what you need to know to support your child's learning. 

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Relationships and sex

When parents split up - managing contact

Splitting

When parents split up, they have to agree the contact arrangements for children. The Coram Children's Legal Centre outlines acceptable practice for contact, what to do when things go wrong, and some tips for making contact work for everyone.

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Relationships and sex

When parents split up - a guide to the legal terms

Broken key

More than 120,000 families with dependent children separated in 2014. Roughly half of those couples who split were married and the other half were previously cohabiting.

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Relationships and sex

When parents split up - FAQs on residency

People symbols

Residency is the legal term for where children live when their parents have split up. The Coram Children's Legal Centre answers some FAQs about living arrangements, formal and informal.

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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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Relationships and sex

Negging: what parents need to know

PUAs

Negging is on the rise online as well as off. But what is it – and how can you help your child cope if it happens to them?

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