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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 pressured to

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Health and wellbeing

Boys and body image: it’s (not) different for girls

boys and body image

Recent research shows that boys today are increasingly sturggling with body image issues. How can parents support their son if they are affected?

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Parenting

YouTube: what parents need to know

YouTube

Kids can't get enough of Youtube. Read NCA-CEOP's comprehensive guide to everything parents need to know about it

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Parenting

Choosing age-appropriate video on demand and online content for your family

Boy on tablet

From Netflix to NowTV: how to keep your family safe when viewing TV and films online and on mobile devices

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Safety and settings

Making Snapchat work for you

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide

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Safety and settings

The 6 apps and services that every parent should know about

6 Apps every parent should know about

A guide for parents to some of the most popular apps children use online

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Health and wellbeing

Body dysmorphic disorder: when a negative body image becomes a mental health condition

BDD

A parent's guide to body dysmorphic disorder

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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: the background

Good mental health

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

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Parenting

What is - and isn't - legal online?

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).

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Safety and settings

What is the dark web? A parent’s guide

A parent’s guide to the dark web: why your child may be using it and what you need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding anorexia nervosa

Black cloud

Anorexia is a serious disease that can affect children and young people and sufferers are often secretive about their suffering. We explain how to spot the symptoms and what to do if you're concerned about your child

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

How to talk to your child about gender stereotypes

Here are some ways that you can support your child when it comes to challenging gender stereotypes. 

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