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

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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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Saving made simple

Saving for children

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

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Screen time: do family habits affect childhood obesity?

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

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Self-injury and children with intellectual disabilities: what parents should know

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.

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Self-esteem: How listening to your child can be as important as talking to them

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

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Selfie aware: redefining beauty one photo at a time

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

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Positive body image: rising to the challenge

Boost body image for children and young people

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

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Resisting the latest appearance trends

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

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Picky eating: how to help your child eat better

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

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One of a kind: resisting the pressure to conform

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

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Mindfulness in schools: a parent's guide

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?

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Look for the good: positive role models

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

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