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Body image and self-esteem

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

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.

body confidence

Social media, body confidence and self-esteem: a parent's guide

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. 

Time to change image

1 in 10 children will experience a mental health problem. Here's how to help them

Gaming

Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice

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

self-esteem

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

Worried girl

Anxiety: how parents can help their children

Families money and finances

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

Saving for children

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

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?

Boy at desk

Three children in every classroom has a diagnosable mental health issue. Read our advice form Place2Be to help your child if they are one of them

It can be challenging to manage family life as a parent of children with and without disabilities. Read our advice for parents

Advice for parents from Epilepsy Action on how the digital world can offer young people living with epilepsy the support they need

Boys on mobile phones

If your child's mobile phone is stolen: how to help them recover – and stop it happening again.

child painting

Advice for working parents when looking for an after school club or nanny 

Mental health stigma

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

sleep hygeine

Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep

Crayon drawing

Video: Claire Usiskin from YoungMinds talks about warning signs parents should look for and how you can respond if you're concerned about your child's mental health

self-esteem

Get your free guide to help boost your child’s body image and confidence from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

healthy eating

There's lots of advice online about healthy eating for children, but what do parents really need to know? Consultant dietitian Lucy Jones offers her top tips

Father and son

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

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

Around 400 children in the UK suffers a stroke every year. Here, Dr Anne Gordon on behalf of the Stroke Association, explains more.

Get a free booklet to encourage young people to develop and maintain a healthy body image

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