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A parent's guide to managing your child’s homework effectively

Fatherhood

Jeremy Davies of The Fatherhood Institute offers his top tips for what dads can do particularly well. 

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Helping your child cope with exam stress: top tips for parents

The Dove Self-Esteem Project's free 40-page 'Uniquely Me' guide can help you promote a healthy body image and raise your child's self-esteem. 

Sometimes having low self-esteem can make it difficult for your child to deal with their anger. Here are some instances when angry outbursts may be linked to low self-esteem.

Young people who are regularly online and on social media will come across thousands of advertising messages a day, most of which include doctored images that can have a big impact on the way they view themselves.  

Here are some ways to start a conversation with your child about edited images. 

There is a clear link between bullying and self-esteem issues, both for the bully and the bullied. It can be helpful to talk to your child about why some people may bully or ‘troll’ others online.

Here are some ways that you can help foster a healthy self-esteem in your child.

People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

Mental health stigma

Natasha Devon, former Government Mental Health Champion for Schools, offers advice on how to help your child

Panic attacks in children: a parent’s guide from Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma, clinical psychologist at Nightingale Hospital

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Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

Terrorism and trauma helping children cope

With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information. 

Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying is sadly very common in schools. Read Stonewall’s advice on how to help your child if they're on the receiving end and what to do if your child is among the bullies

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

Kidscape bullying

Top tips for children and young people who are being bullied

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

Is the internet causing young people’s eating disorders? We talk to Beat's Rebecca Field to find out

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

Help your child feel good about themselves, however many likes they get on social media, with advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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

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

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.

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

How a secret code between parents and their child could help protect young people when they have problems. Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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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Lorraine Kelly helps children and young people boost their body confidence with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Help your child boost their body confidence and understand how celebs images are manipulated with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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

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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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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https://www.kidscape.org.uk/advice National children’s charity, Kidscape, offers parents tips on how to help their children sif they are being bullied.

We take a look at some ways that you can support your child to make the most of exercise and use it to help raise their self-esteem

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

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

For many, the perfect summer holiday is one spent lounging on the beach without a care in the world.

A guide for parents on the importance of family influence on helping build body confidence in teenagers, with advice from the dove Self-Esteem Project

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.

You may have heard of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Made in Chelsea and Love Island. These are all popular reality television programmes, especially among younger viewers.

Celebrate your child's unique qualities with the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Young people, body image and the media: a guide from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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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.

The number of boys self-harming is rising. Here’s what parents need to know

Self-esteem

Self-esteem: a parent’s guide from Young Minds

Teens and body image

How parents can help children and young people boost body confidence and self-esteem

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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Practical advice for parents on bullying, cyberbullying, LGBTQ+ bullying and what to do if your child has been bullying someone else

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How bullying outside the home can lead to self-esteem issues for teens: a guide for parents from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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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?

It's unusual for young people with eating disorders to get better on their own. Here's our roundup of treatments available on the NHS and from other support services.

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