parenting

Young person

How to deal with roasting: the cyberbullying craze that can have a profound effect on its victims

healthy eating

There's lots of advice online about healthy eating for children, but what do parents really need to know? Consultant dietitian Lucy Jones offers her top tips

homework

Helping your child with their homework and revision can often be a huge benefit when it comes to exam day. Here's what you need to know to support your child's learning. 

Online safety transgender

Sue Chitayi, mother of a transgender son and parent volunteer at Gendered Intelligence, answers some parents' common questions

Children need boundaries in all aspects of their life to make them feel safe. They are especially important - and particularly difficult - in digital life. Here are five tips to help. 

NCA-CEOP’s Dr Elly Hanson offers advice on how to address the tricky issue of online porn with your child

NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson explains what we know from the evidence about the effect of porn on children and young people

Couple with umbrella

Consent and teens: how to help your child understand that no means no

Relationships

How can your child spot relationships that are going to hurt them? Read our parent guide to abusive relationships and what to do about them

Body image

Top tips for parents on helping to boost your child’s self-esteem and body image

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.

Teens and body image
How parents can help children and young people boost body confidence and self-esteem
Reaching out

Alex Holmes, anti-bullying programme manager for the Diana Award, outlines some useful things to do if your child is being bullied online or off

YouTube

YouTube's SafetyMode allows parents to restrict the content their children see. Here's our quick guide to setting it up

Filtering

Google is often the first port of call for homework and curiosity of all kinds. Here's how to guard against adult content appearing in your children's Google searches.

Face to face

Use these online advice services to help you prepare before talking to your child about sex, contraception and online safety

Rainbow steps

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

Holding hands

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

Bullying

Alex Holmes, deputy CEO of the Diana Award, offers advice on how to recognise bullying and what to do if your child is affected

Parenting

There are three main styles of parenting. Which one best describes you? 

Your child is probably going to come across unwanted images online. Not an easy topic for discussion. So how do you broach the subject?

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

Stormy weather family

NCA-CEOP's tips for starting a difficult conversation with your teenager – and where to take it after that

Digital parenting

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

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide