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Parenting

The 5 digital parenting rules that REALLY matter

online safety

The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.

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Health and wellbeing

What to do if your child is self-harming

Self-harm: expert advice on how to help you and your child through this difficult and emotional time

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Games, apps and tech

Wattpad: unleashing creativity…or unleashing unwanted content?

Wattpad website

Wattpad is a popular online platform that allows millions of people to share their stories. But concerns have been raised that there is no quality control and pornographic and other troubling content is slipping through.

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Health and wellbeing

Sexually transmitted infections: eight useful facts

Teens and STIs: a parent’s guide 

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Games, apps and tech

How can your child deal with in-game bullying?

Dealing with in-game abuse can be extremely upsetting, distressing and draining. Liam Hacket from anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label gives advice on what your child should do if they are being subjected to in-game bullying

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Relationships and sex

If your teen is sexually active

Finding out your teen is already having sex can be a shock. Find out how best to handle the situation and support them

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Health and wellbeing

Boosting your child’s self-esteem in six easy steps

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Get your copy of the 'Uniquely Me' parent guide for more advice on how to boost children's self-esteem and body confidence.

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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

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Health and wellbeing

Low mood: a guide for parents

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Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help.

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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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Health and wellbeing

Grieving in the digital age

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Dr. Elaine Kasket discusses how the digital world has changed the way we grieve and the rise of 'digital legacies' on social media.

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