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Expert advice on how to help you and your child through this difficult and emotional time.

Self-esteem

If you think your child has low self-esteem, there are many ways you can help.

bullying

The good and bad influence of friends and classmates and what parents can do if peer pressure is having an adverse effect.

Terrorism and trauma helping children cope

With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information. 

vaping

Expert advice on what you can do if you suspect your child may be using them.

Worried girl

It's estimated that around 290,000 children in the UK suffer from this debilitating condition. Here are some tips to help you help them.

live streaming

The risks and opportunities that children face when using this latest development in social media. 

Gaming

How video games can draw players in and what parents should do if they think their child is hooked.

A parents guide to WhatsApp

Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what you need to know about it...

Snapchat

Everything you need to know about the hugely popular picture sharing app.

Young person

How to deal with the cyberbullying craze that has a profound effect on its victims.

6 Apps every parent should know about

A guide to some of the most popular ones children use online.

connected toys

Advice on the security risks of smart toys that talk to the internet.

Video games

The gen on some of the most popular games, plus how the Games Rating Authority works.

Off-limits 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).

Safer Internet Day 2017

All you need to know about the global initiative that encourages safe internet use.

cybercrime

How parents can teach their children to look after their personal information online.

online safety

There’s a lot of advice out there but here's what every parent needs to know about online safety.

tech careers

Expert advice on the wide variety of roles available.

body confidence

Parent Info has partnered with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to you build your child's body confidence and self-esteem.

body confidence

Parent Info has partnered with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to offer parents advice and information to help children and young people build confidence and feel good about themselves.

Body image and self-esteem

How learning to speak ‘teenage’ could help communication and build confident in your child.

self-esteem and body image

We look at how young people, particularly young women, are fed a narrow, manipulated view of what is beautiful by the media.

boys and body image

Recent research shows that boys today also feel under pressure to look a certain way. How can parents support their son if they are affected?

Family banter bullying

When does family banter about teenagers' bodies turn to bullying?

Body image sad

How bullying outside the home can lead ot self-esteem issues for teens.

self-esteem

The Real me: why feeling good about yourself helps children thrive.

self-esteem

We look at the online craze of ‘Am I pretty?’ videos, where young people ask others to judge them on their looks. How can parents help?

Body image and self-esteem

How the relationship between daughers and their fathers can affect their body image.

Teens and body image

Why are so many children dissatisfied with their appearance? What effect does this have on their school work and their confidence? What can you do to help?

Syrian women in Homs 2012

All too often at the moment, we are hearing stories of young people leaving Britain to fight in Syria. They have come to the conclusion that they would be better off in a war zone than in the UK. What goes wrong? What are they looking for? And what do parents need to understand to stop this? 

far right extremism

How to spot the signs that your child could be vulnerable and what to do to protect them.

Divorce advice for kids after Brangelina split

Online tools to help with organisation and communication if you are separated from your children's other parent.

Father and son

Advice on how to talk to your children about traumatic events.

Family silhouette

Advice on how to be an effective parent or step parent within a blended family.

child painting

What's the best solution for you and your family and what should you ask a potential carer?

YouTube

Kids can't get enough of the video sharing site. Read CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about it.

Pokemon Go

Everything you need to know about the popular smartphone game, including parental concerns and safety tips.

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat.

Keeping safe on snapchat

Does the fact that photos disappear from Snapchat make it completely safe to use? If things do go wrong, what can you do?

Keeping safe on snapchat

What do you need to know about Snapchat?

Online safety for children

Some tips on responsible – and safe – use of Instagram.

Online safety for children

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything you need to know?

Mental health stigma

Natasha Devon, the government’s Mental Health Champion for Schools, offers advice on how to help your child.

Child gaming online

Expert advice on how to cope with this common form of cyberbullying.

Not long ago, a lot of young people left school at 16. Now everyone has to stay in education or training until they're 18. But there are still plenty of options. We look at the alternatives, with help from Your Daughter's Future, a guide from the Government Equalities Office. 

love

Concrete steps you can take to learn more about your LGBTQ child and their identity.

teddy bears

A helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools.

iRights logo

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. 

classroom

What you need to know about the new 9-1 grades.

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