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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child to manage anxiety

Dr Hayley Van Zwanenberg, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at Priory Wellbeing Centre Oxford, offers advice on how to help your child understand anxious feelings.

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Health and wellbeing

Why your child’s friends may not always be good for them – and how to help

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It can be difficult to stand against this peer pressure. The Dove Self Esteem Project’s Uniquely Me Parent Guide has lots of ideas, which you can download for free, for how to help your child not feel bullied by other people’s ideas about how they should look.

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Health and wellbeing

Healthy friendships - how to encourage your child away from toxic body shaming

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Friends introduce children to new ideas and exciting opportunities - whether that’s something minor like a different way of dressing or a whole new way of thinking about the world. But friends can be a source of anxiety for parents, not least when it comes to influencing how your child feels about their looks.

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Relationships and sex

When teens share nudes

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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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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

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

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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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Health and wellbeing

Help! My child's phone has been stolen

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If your child's mobile phone is stolen: how to help them recover – and stop it happening again.

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Relationships and sex

Q&A about sex and teens with Brook

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

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Education and the future

Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide

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Sex and relationships education: a helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools

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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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