Health and wellbeing

Displaying 73 - 84 of 106 articles
Health and wellbeing

How to have a happy family Christmas

Happy Family Christmas

Advice on making sure you have a harmonious holiday with children and relatives.

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Screen time: do family habits affect childhood obesity?

Is eating in front of a screen bad news for your child's health? Research shows it might be. Here’s what you can do

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Fitness apps: a cause for concern?

Fitness apps: a parent's guide

Read more
Health and wellbeing

How to talk to your child about mental health, even at primary school

Boy at desk

Three children in every classroom has a diagnosable mental health issue. Read our advice from Place2Be to help your child if they are one of them

Read more
Health and wellbeing

When you think your child may be gay

Rainbow steps

Advice and support for parents who think their child is lesbian, gay, bi or trans

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Body dysmorphic disorder: when a negative body image becomes a mental health condition

BDD

A parent's guide to body dysmorphic disorder

Read more
Health and wellbeing

Ecstasy, LSD and the dark web: a parent’s guide

Ecstasy and LSD use among 16-24-year-olds has increased by 84% and 175% respectively in the past year. Overall drug use has remained constant – so why are these two gaining popularity with young people?

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

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
Health and wellbeing

Alcohol: facts and tips for parents

Why is it important to talk to your child about drinking before they're 13? The Alcohol Education Trust explains, and shares their tips for age-appropriate discussions

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
Health and wellbeing

Saving made simple

Saving for children

Tips to help children learn to save and manage money in the real and online worlds.

Read more

Pages