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Parenting

Money matters for parents of disabled children

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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

Mental health and young people: tackling stigma together

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1 in 10 children will experience a mental health problem. Here's how to help them

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Health and wellbeing

Selfies: the good, the bad and the downright irritating

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91% of teens have taken a selfie. Should parents be worried or are they just harmless fun?

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Health and wellbeing

Getting young people involved in volunteering

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The internet can help and encourage young people to help others. Here's how your child can get involved in voiunteering

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Health and wellbeing

Helping your child cope with panic attacks

Panic attacks in children: a parent’s guide from Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma, clinical psychologist at Nightingale Hospital

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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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Safety and settings

PEGI games ratings explained

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PEGI unpicked: UK video games ratings explained in full

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Health and wellbeing

It’s no game – how to tell if your child is addicted to tech

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Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice

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Games, apps and tech

How can your child deal with in-game bullying?

Dealing with in-game abuse can be extremely upsetting, distressing and draining. Liam Hacket from anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label gives advice on what your child should do if they are being subjected to in-game bullying

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Parenting

Choosing age-appropriate video on demand and online content for your family

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From Netflix to NowTV: how to keep your family safe when viewing TV and films online and on mobile devices

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Parenting

The 5 digital parenting rules that REALLY matter

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The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.

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Relationships and sex

Supporting teenagers through relationships

Brook and NCA-CEOP's Digital Romance research project spoke to over 2,000 young people about their relationships and the use of technology in their love lives. Here is NCA-CEOP's expert advice on how to support teenagers through romantic relationships. 

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