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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

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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

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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

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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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‘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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