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Starting conversations with your child about positive body image

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

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Talking to your child about traumatic life events: miscarriage, redundancy and terminal illness

Father and son

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

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Ten tips for talking to your child’s school about bullying

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

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The Dove Self-Esteem Project: The miscommunication minefield

Body image and self-esteem

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

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The distortion of beauty

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.

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The power of your words: parents’ effect on children’s body image

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

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The Real Me: why feeling good about yourself does you good

self-esteem

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

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Three tips for starting a difficult conversation with your child

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.

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Understanding and supporting anxiety in your child

Worried girl

Anxiety: how parents can help their children

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Tips for parents who are struggling to make ends meet

Families money and finances

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

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With a little help from my friends

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.

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Tackling LGBTQ+ bullying at school

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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