Wellbeing

From balanced diets to school bullies, we cover a number of ways to support your child’s physical and emotional wellbeing, helping them through the ups and downs of modern life. With advice on young relationships and handling a family breakup, we cover issues from TV and mobiles to sex and drugs, aiming to support you in raising a healthy and happy child.

Babies and single dads

Babies and single dads

Having a baby as a single dad

When it's hard to love your baby

When it's hard to love your baby

Learning to cope when bonding doesn't happen right away

Babies and single mums

Babies and single mums

Having a baby as a single mum

Three becomes four or more

Three becomes four or more

Introducing a new sibling to your child

Ten steps for healthy toddlers

Ten steps for healthy toddlers

Top ten tips for happy healthy meal times with your toddler

Safety in the home

Safety in the home

Making your home safe and sound

Two become three

Two become three

New babies and your relationship

How will your life change?

How will your life change?

Getting ready for the changes of parenthood

What is your baby trying to tell you?

What is your baby trying to tell you?

Figuring out the coos, gurgles and funny faces your baby makes

Big families

Big families

The joys and challenges of having a large family

Explaining your illness to your child

Explaining your illness to your child

Helping your child to understand your illness

I'm a single parent now

I'm a single parent now

Support for newly separated parents

Becoming a foster carer

Becoming a foster carer

Preparing for fostering

Private fostering

Private fostering

Advice on looking after someone else’s child

Tips on managing your finances

Tips on managing your finances

Getting on top of money matters

5 top tips for good couple relationships

5 top tips for good couple relationships

Produced in collaboration with The Couple Connection and DadTalk.co.uk

How to keep connected with your partner

How to keep connected with your partner

Produced in collaboration with The Couple Connection

Do you really want to separate?

Do you really want to separate?

Produced in collaboration with The Parent Connection

Why dads matter

Why dads matter

The importance of being dad

Gay and lesbian parents

Gay and lesbian parents

Support for gay parents

Going to work or staying at home

Going to work or staying at home

Produced in collaboration with netmums.com

Parenting on a budget

Parenting on a budget

Parenting tips for when money is tight

 Five ways to help your shy child open up

Five ways to help your shy child open up

Encouraging young children to be more open

My only child

My only child

Raising an only child

Older parents

Older parents

The challenges and rewards of being an older parent

Babysitting basics

Babysitting basics

Navigating the world of babysitting

Separation anxiety

Separation anxiety

Helping your children to cope without you

Safety in the street 5-9

Safety in the street 5-9

Keeping young children safe outdoors

Young carers

Young carers

Younger children who take on caring roles within the family

Living with disabled children

Living with disabled children

Information and support for families with disabled children

Body awareness

Body awareness

Keeping your child confident and informed

Changing family

Changing family

Introducing new partners

Bedtime and sleep issues

Bedtime and sleep issues

Making bedtime a peaceful and relaxing experience

Always ill

Always ill

Missing school through illness, and other issues

Disabled siblings

Disabled siblings

Giving your non-disabled child the time they need from you

Going to the doctors

Going to the doctors

Helping you and your child have a stress-free time at the doctors

Bereavement

Bereavement

Helping children to cope with death

Healthy eating 5-9

Healthy eating 5-9

How to get your children to enjoy eating healthy food

Peer pressure 5-9

Peer pressure 5-9

Coping with your child’s need to fit in and have it all

Stress and depression 5-9

Stress and depression 5-9

Tips for keeping children calm and happy

Bullying 5-9: the signs

Bullying 5-9: the signs

Spot the signs of bullying and support your children

Friendship worries

Friendship worries

Supporting your child's friendships

Too much technology?

Too much technology?

How to manage your child’s screen time

Alcohol in the home

Alcohol in the home

Produced in collaboration with Joseph Rowntree Foundation

What does my child need from me?

What does my child need from me?

Being there for your child

My child is smoking

My child is smoking

What to do if your child starts smoking

Changing and extending families

Changing and extending families

Step-siblings and blended families

Don't expect change overnight

Don't expect change overnight

The subtle signs that your child is growing up

Fussy eaters

Fussy eaters

Helping your child to eat a balanced diet and try new foods

Non-resident dads

Non-resident dads

Parenting a child who doesn’t live with you

Parenting and caring for your parents

Parenting and caring for your parents

Caring for older relatives while raising your own children

Parenting classes

Parenting classes

Why parenting classes can be good for all families

Alcohol - don't delay talking about it

Alcohol - don't delay talking about it

How and when to talk to your child about alcohol

Home alone

Home alone

When is it safe to leave your child alone in the home?

Trauma

Trauma

Supporting children who have witnessed or experienced traumatic events

Choosing to be vegetarian

Choosing to be vegetarian

Understanding and feeding your young vegetarian

Bullying 9-14

Bullying 9-14

How to handle bullying and build their self confidence

Healthy eating 9-14

Healthy eating 9-14

How to get a balanced diet on the table

Coping with life’s ups and downs

Coping with life’s ups and downs

Manage your own life and get on better with your child

Hormone hijack 9-14

Hormone hijack 9-14

Changing body, changing mind – support your growing child

Keeping family time fun

Keeping family time fun

Find fun activities you can all do together as a family

Mobile madness

Mobile madness

A tool or a torment? Help your child manage time and resources safely

Wanting their independence

Wanting their independence

Keeping your children safe as they become more independent

Family breakup 9-14

Family breakup 9-14

How to support your children through a family breakup

Help your teen to relax

Help your teen to relax

Produced in collaboration with The Couple Connection and DadTalk.co.uk

Smelly bedrooms

Smelly bedrooms

Facing up to your teen’s messy room

Mind the generation gap

Mind the generation gap

Staying in touch with your teenager's lifestyle

My teen struggles to make friends

My teen struggles to make friends

Friendship worries for teenagers

Staying out late

Staying out late

Teens who come home after hours

Celebrity culture

Celebrity culture

Your teen and celebrity role models

Is my teen in an abusive relationship?

Is my teen in an abusive relationship?

Keeping your teen safe from abuse

Safety on the street 14-19

Safety on the street 14-19

Helping teens to stay safe

Help them to solve their own problems

Help them to solve their own problems

Helping them stand on their own two feet

Self harming

Self harming

What this behaviour might mean and how to address it

Dealing with addictions

Dealing with addictions

Supporting a teen who is or has been addicted to drugs or alcohol

Victims of crime

Victims of crime

What to do if your teenager is a victim of crime

Anxiety

Anxiety

Supporting your teen through anxiety

Exercise

Exercise

How to encourage your teen to get the right amount of exercise

How do I look?

How do I look?

Encouraging self-confidence through the tough teen years

Stress and depression 14-19

Stress and depression 14-19

Recognising and dealing with teenage stress and depression

Parent or friend?

Parent or friend?

Being the parent while maintaining a close relationship with your teen

My teen is gay

My teen is gay

What to say and what to do – keeping your relationship with your child

Drugs

Drugs

How to talk to your teenager about the realities of drugs

Sex

Sex

Help your teen grow up safely and with confidence

Hormone hijack 14-19

Hormone hijack 14-19

Your developing teen’s changing moods and sleep patterns

Young love

Young love

Supporting young love and picking up the pieces when it goes wrong

Flying the nest

Flying the nest

When your child leaves home

Family breakup 14-19

Family breakup 14-19

How to support your children through a family breakup