Teens

When is a child most at risk of abuse?

When is a child most at risk of abuse?

While physical abuse can happen at any time, in any family, there are some groups among which it's more common, says charity Childline.

Talking through tricky subjects

Talking through tricky subjects

It's the crucial conversation parents must have with their children but how do you raise the sensitive subject of sexual abuse? Childline has advice:

The pros and cons of 'spying' on your kids

The pros and cons of 'spying' on your kids

All parents worry about their children. But does that make it alright to use a tracking app?

Squashing the school worries

Squashing the school worries

Whether it's friendships, homework, exams or just settling at a new school. Some advice here on dealing with those back to school worries:

University of Kent drops out of top 50

University of Kent drops out of top 50

The University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church have both fallen several places in newly released league tables.

Savings for savvy students

Savings for savvy students

A popular event offering big savings for students has begun and this year runs for even longer.

Should cancer be on the curriculum? 5 things children should know about the disease

Should cancer be on the curriculum? 5 things children should know about the disease

As the Eve Appeal launches its new campaign, the charity outlines the important stuff kids should know.

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.

Snapping up the Smiggle for school

Snapping up the Smiggle for school

Have your youngsters got their sights set on a back to school Smiggle haul? We take a look at what the popular stationary brand has for the new term.

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