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Self harm: do you know the signs?

Self harm: do you know the signs?

It's a complex issue and one every parent dreads. Childline shares some advice and support in relation to self harm in children and teenagers.

Helping friendships flourish

Helping friendships flourish

In our latest column with Childline there is advice on how best to help youngsters navigate the often complicated issue of childhood friendships.

Getting ready for reception

Getting ready for reception

Early years experts share some helpful hints and tips for families getting a child ready for their first few weeks at primary school.

Ready to talk relationships?

Ready to talk relationships?

Relationships, sex and sexual health. They can be some of the most difficult subjects to raise with your children but Childline has some good advice:

Coping with suicidal thoughts and feelings

Coping with suicidal thoughts and feelings

Childline experts have some vital advice for helping troubled teens. Things might not change straight away but they can start to feel better.

How best to talk about bullying

How best to talk about bullying

Every parent worries about whether their child is being bullied, but how can you best talk to them about it? Childline has some excellent advice...

There's no such thing as the perfect family

There's no such thing as the perfect family

Getting on with those you live with isn't always easy. But Childline is there to support children worried about family relationships. Here's how...

These three simple steps will get your kids to listen to you

These three simple steps will get your kids to listen to you

Yes, it's actually possible to make kids listen without parents shouting

8 ways dads-to-be can be a support rather than a hindrance in the delivery room

8 ways dads-to-be can be a support rather than a hindrance in the delivery room

Childbirth is stressful enough without getting this part wrong. Here's what to consider when your partner goes into labour.

Ask the expert: What's the best way to manage financially on maternity leave?

Ask the expert: What's the best way to manage financially on maternity leave?

It can be tough to afford baby essentials - but following these tips from a credit expert should help.

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