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Parenting

When your child racks up a huge mobile phone bill

Family digital

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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Parenting

Online safety course for parents: Parenting in the Digital Age

Find out more about Parent Zone's online digital parenting course

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to Kik Messenger

Kik messenger

What parents need to know about Kik Messenger, with advice from NCA-CEOP

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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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Health and wellbeing

Underage drinking: how big an issue is alcohol for teens?

Alcohol and teens

Children and alcohol: a parent's guide

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Health and wellbeing

What I wish my parents had told me about HIV as a gay teenager

HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with other men aged 15-to-24 have doubled in recent years. Here's what one gay man wishes he'd known as a teenager 

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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

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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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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Games, apps and tech

Does your child have the skills to combat cybercrime?

Cybercrime: the NCA's National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU) looks at how you can encourage your child to use their digital skills in a positive, rather than negative, way

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