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Health and wellbeing

Building self-esteem

Body confidence and self-esteem for teens

Get your free parent guide to boost your child's body confidence from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Safety and settings

Staying safe on Minecraft

Tips for parents on helping your child make the most of Minecraft

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Safety and settings

9 ways the internet can be good for your children

Ways the internet can be good for children and internet safety

We hear a lot about the negative effects on children of using the internet but it can also be a positive thing. Here’s our guide for parents

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Parenting

What is digital literacy? A parent's guide

digital infants

What does it mean to be a digitally literate child in the internet age?

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Safety and settings

Social media apps: setting safety and privacy settings

social media

Here's how to set parental controls on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

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Parenting

5 ways the internet can help you enjoy family time together

Family digital

Setting parental controls on Netflix and using Google Maps to explore are just two of the ways tech can help you enjoy time together as a family. Read our top tips for parents

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Parenting

At what age can my child…?

What age can your child be left alone? When can they drink? We answer parents’ frequently asked questions about legal milestones in their children’s lives

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Health and wellbeing

‘Am I pretty?’ Advice for parents on self-esteem for teens

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?

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Health and wellbeing

Ecstasy: a parent’s guide

Ecstasy use is on the rise among young people. What should parents know about the drug

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Health and wellbeing

Alcohol: facts and tips for parents

Why is it important to talk to your child about drinking before they're 13? The Alcohol Education Trust explains, and shares their tips for age-appropriate discussions

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Health and wellbeing

Ecstasy, LSD and the dark web: a parent’s guide

Ecstasy and LSD use among 16-24-year-olds has increased by 84% and 175% respectively in the past year. Overall drug use has remained constant – so why are these two gaining popularity with young people?

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Health and wellbeing

Knife crime and if your child is in a gang: advice for parents

Worried about the surge in knife crime in England and Wales? Think your child may be involved in a gang? Read our advice for parents from the Home Office

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