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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

  • Health and wellbeing

    What is LSD? A guide for parents

    LSD is one of the most famous hallucinogenic drugs. Recently, there has been an increase of 175% in the number of 16-to-24-year-olds admitting to using it

  • Health and wellbeing

    Laughing gas: not funny

    Laughing gas: a parent’s guide

  • Health and wellbeing

    Helping your child to manage anxiety

    Dr Hayley Van Zwanenberg, a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist at Priory Wellbeing Centre Oxford, offers advice on how to help your child understand anxious feelings.

  • Games, apps and tech

    Apex Legends: a parent's guide

    Apex Legends is the latest gaming craze on-track to overtake Fortnite as the most popular ‘battle royale’ game. Although its concept and gameplay are similar to Fortnite, there are some key differences you may want to consider before letting your child play it. 

  • Games, apps and tech

    Nintendo Switch: a parent’s guide

    Since it burst onto the scene in 1983 with a roster of lovable characters and colourful games, Nintendo has become almost synonymous with family-friendly gaming. The company’s latest console – the Nintendo Switch – has taken the world by storm and is a hit with children and adults alike.

  • Games, apps and tech
    Safety and settings

    How content moderation can make online spaces safer for your child

    Adelin Cai and Clara Tsao, co-founders of the Trust and Safety Professional Association, explain how content moderation works and how the process is working to keep children safer online

  • Games, apps and tech
    Parenting
    Safety and settings

    A fun tool to help your child solve online safety dilemmas

    The National Crime Agency’s CEOP command has created an interactive game that can help you start conversations with your child about making safer choices online.

  • Parenting

    Five rights children should have online

    There is deep concern about the impact the internet is having on families, especially on children and young people. iRights is a coalition calling for five basic rights that children and young people should have online. 

  • Parenting

    Staying connected: four ways the online world can help families going through divorce

    Useful online tools to help with organisation and communication if you are a separated or divorced parent

  • Parenting

    What is - and isn't - legal online?

    The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

  • Parenting

    Sharenting: should you share pictures of your children online?

    A parent's guide to the very modern phenomenon of social media sharenting

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