Help for parents and carers
Parenting can be hugely rewarding. But everyone who cares for a child, whether a family friend or part of the child’s extended family, can find it challenging from time to time. When you need advice on something specific, or simply an impartial and non-judgemental listening ear, Parentline is here to help.
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For more information, explore the topics below.
Family relationshipsRead more Read more
Advice on managing family relationships, conflict and changes - including divorce and separation
Parents and teenagersRead more Read more
Being the parent of a teenager isn’t always easy, but then, neither is being a teenager
BullyingRead more Read more
Spot the signs of bullying and have the confidence to raise the issue
Understanding self harmRead more Read more
Advice on responding to children and young people who self harm
SextingRead more Read more
How to talk openly to children about the consequences of sexting
Tips to protect your child onlineRead more Read more
Five tips to help protect your child online