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Safety and settings

What you need to know about online grooming

Many parents worry that their child could be groomed online. Here’s what you need to know to help protect them

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Health and wellbeing

Look for the good: positive role models

Parent Info has partnered with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to offer parents advice and information to help children and young people build confidence and feel good about themselves. In this article, we look at how teenagers can feel pressured to

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Parenting

At what age can my child…?

What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

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Health and wellbeing

Children, alcohol and the law: a parent’s guide

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

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Relationships and sex

Consent: when has someone agreed to sex?

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

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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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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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Education and the future

Preparing for university: a parent's guide

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Some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university

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Games, apps and tech

A parent's guide to vlogging

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How to know your Zoellas from your PewDiePies in the world of vlogging

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Health and wellbeing

Boys and body image: it’s (not) different for girls

boys and body image

Recent research shows that boys today are increasingly sturggling with body image issues. How can parents support their son if they are affected?

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding and supporting anxiety in your child

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Anxiety: how parents can help their children

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child get the sleep they need: a parent's guide

sleep hygeine

Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep

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