Recent research shows that boys today also feel under pressure to look a certain way. How can parents support their son if they are affected?
Parent Info has partnered with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to you build your child's body confidence and self-esteem.
When does family banter about teenagers' bodies turn to bullying?
How bullying outside the home can lead ot self-esteem issues for teens.
The Real me: why feeling good about yourself helps children thrive.
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?
How the relationship between daughers and their fathers can affect their body image.
We look at how young people, particularly young women, are fed a narrow, manipulated view of what is beautiful by the media.
Why are so many children dissatisfied with their appearance? What effect does this have on their school work and their confidence? What can you do to help?
Body dysmorphic disorder and helping to your child to build a healthy body image.
Being positive about eating and what people look like (and yes, we're afraid that means your own body, too) can make an enormous difference to how your child feels about their own appearance. Here are our guidelines for what (and what not) to do.