All articles

Displaying 109 - 120 of 259 articles
Health and wellbeing

Gambling and young people: a parent’s guide

Playing cards

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

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Depression and young people

Silhouette

Advice for parents from Young Minds on helping your child if they’re depressed

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Knife crime and if your child is in a gang: advice for parents

Worried about the surge in knife crime in England and Wales? Think your child may be involved in a gang? Read our advice for parents from the Home Office

Read more
Safety and settings

Grooming: how do abusers do what they do?

criss-crossing railway lines

Grooming: The Lucy Faithfull Foundation offers advice to parents on how to spot the signs

Read more
Parenting

YouTube: what parents need to know

YouTube

Kids can't get enough of YouTube. Read NCA-CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about it

Read more
Parenting

Digital parenting top tips

Digital parenting

Top tips on staying up-to-date with what your child is doing online

Read more
Games, apps and tech

Screen time and young children: finding a balance

Screen time: a common sense guide for parents

Read more
Relationships and sex

Talking about sex and relationships

Conversation bubbles

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

Read more
Parenting

Phone safety and selfies: a parent's guide

Group selfie

Video: how to keep your child safe when using their mobile phone

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Three tips for starting a difficult conversation with your child

Family

Sex, drugs, internet porn - no, no, no, you don't want to talk to your child about that! How embarrassing. Especially as you know hardly anything about any of it. But it's one of those jobs (like changing nappies) that parents are put on earth to do. Here are our tips for making it less of an ordeal.

Read more
Safety and settings

Keeping adopted children safe from online risk

Adopted children are more vulnerable to risks online, such as contact from birth families. What can parents do to help keep them safe? Read our advice from NCA-CEOP

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Talking about alcohol with your child: a parent's guide

Alcohol

Our checklist of top tips for guarding your child against trouble with drink...

Read more

Pages