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Gaming

Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice

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. In this article, we look at how teenagers can feel pressur

Good mental health

What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people? Parent Info offers insight for parents from YoungMinds

mindfulness in schools

Schools are turning to mindfulness as a way of helping pupils relax, concentrate, and avoid distractions. But what is it – and could it help your child?

boosting daughter's self-esteem

Advice for parents on helping your child cope with peer pressure from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

A parent's guide to picky eating: how to help your child be more adventurous with food

Boost body image for children and young people

Lorraine Kelly explains why body image workshops in school can help boost self-esteem

Advice for parents on helping your child deal with pressures to look a certain way and body shaming with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Saving for children

Tips to help children learn to save and manage money in the real and online worlds.

Is eating in front of a screen bad news for your child's health? Research shows it might be. Here’s what you can do

Dove self-esteem project body confidence resources for teens

How parents can develop their listening skills to help their child open up about self-esteem issues

Seeing your child scratching, biting, hitting or banging their head can be incredibly distressing - but it's a not uncommon experience for parents of children with intellectual disabilities. Cerebra explain self-injury and what parents can do.

How selfie culture and social media can affect your child’s body confidence – and what you can do about it

Tips to boost your child’s positive body image from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Parent Info

Father and son

Advice for parents on how to talk to your children about traumatic events in the family

Ten tips for talking to teachers if your child is being bullied at school.

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.

Body image and self-esteem

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

Be aware of the power and impact your words can have on how your child feels about themselves. Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

self-esteem

The Real me: why feeling good about yourself helps children thrive. Advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Family

Sex, drugs, internet porn - no, no, no, you don't want to talk to your child about that! How embarrassing. Especially as you know hardly anything about any of it. But it's one of those jobs (like changing nappies) that parents are put on earth to do. Here are our tips for making it less of an ordeal.

Families money and finances

Practical advice for parents on low incomes to help claim the benefits you're entitled to

Worried girl

Anxiety: how parents can help their children

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

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.

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?

Stonewall explains how language and other behaviours can cause distress and longterm harm for LGBTQ+ children at school – and what parents can do to stop it

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