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Relationships and sex

Talking about sex and relationships

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Justin Hancock, author of Talking To Teens About Sex, explains how to avoid being embarrassed talking about the birds and the bees with your child

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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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Health and wellbeing

Self-harm: facts for parents

What do you do when you discover your child is self-harming? Consultant psychiatrist Dr Andrew Hill-Smith offers advice on how you can help your child

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Games, apps and tech

Skin gambling: what parents should know

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When you hear the word ‘gambling’ the first image that comes into your head is probably a lottery coupon or a Las Vegas roulette wheel, not a child betting in their favourite online game. But a report by the Gambling Commission found that almost 40 per cent of 11 to 16-year-olds had spent their own money on gambling.

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Games, apps and tech

When should technology be used during exam season?

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The Priory Group, a provider of mental health treatment and therapy for young people, looks at ways in which technology could be used during revision

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Safety and settings

What are parental controls and how can they help children stay safe online?

Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know

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Parenting

Online teen speak

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Wondering what your children are tapping into their phones? Or, in fact, what it means? Here's our parent's guide to some popular teen chat acronyms and slang words. 

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Health and wellbeing

Gambling and young people: a parent’s guide

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Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

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Games, apps and tech

The 6 apps and services that every parent should know about

6 Apps every parent should know about

A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online

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Health and wellbeing

What if you’re worried about your child’s mental health?

Video: Claire Usiskin from YoungMinds talks about warning signs parents should look for and how you can respond if you're concerned about your child's mental health

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Relationships and sex

Sex and relationships online

What do you need to know when your child is exploring their sexuality online? Marie Smith of NCA-CEOP offers parents advice

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Education and the future

Get Parent Info FREE on your school website

SCHOOLS! Here's how to get Parent Info's expert information and advice on your own website for free.

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