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Safety and settings

Social media apps: setting safety and privacy settings

social media

Here's how to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Relationships and sex

When to talk to your child about puberty (or will school take care of it)?

Sex and relationships education (SRE): a parent's guide for primary school age children

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Safety and settings

Helping your child stay safe from cybercrime

cybercrime

Cybercrime: a parent's guide to keeping your kids safe

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Parenting

Money matters for parents of disabled children

Money

Parents and carers of children with disabilities often face heavy costs. In this Q&A, Cerebra addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about benefits.

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Health and wellbeing

Roasting: a guide for parents

Young person

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

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Health and wellbeing

What is female genital mutilation and why does it happen?

Countries where FGC takes place graphic

130 million women worldwide are living with the impact of female genital cutting, also known as female genital mutilation (FGM). Here's what you need to know

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Family banter and self-esteem: drawing the line on what is OK

It is common for family members to tease each other and crack jokes, but when does family banter go too far? 

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Health and wellbeing

Teenage pregnancy: how you can help your child

Your son or daughter hasn't only been having sex – now they or their partner is pregnant. Bekki Burbidge of the FPA looks at your options

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Health and wellbeing

Sexually transmitted infections: eight useful facts

Teens and STIs: a parent’s guide 

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Relationships and sex

LGBTQ+ glossary for parents

A quick guide to LGBTQ+ terms. 

Your child has come out. That’s great: it means that they feel confident about themselves and they are trusting you to be supportive.

But what do you actually say?

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

How to use the ‘Uniquely Me’ guide to help boost your child’s self-esteem

The Dove Self-Esteem Project's free 40-page 'Uniquely Me' guide can help you promote a healthy body image and raise your child's self-esteem. 

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Health and wellbeing

Fighting the stigma of mental health: a parent’s guide

Mental health stigma

Natasha Devon, former Government Mental Health Champion for Schools, offers advice on how to help your child

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