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  • Health and wellbeing

    Boosting your child’s self-esteem in six easy steps

    Get your copy of the 'Uniquely Me' parent guide for more advice on how to boost children's self-esteem and body confidence.

  • Health and wellbeing

    How setting personal goals can boost your child’s self-esteem

    ‘What do you hope to achieve?’ ‘What do you want to become good at?’ As daunting as those questions may be, studies have shown that we are much more likely to accomplish the things we want to do if we set out clear goals

  • Relationships and sex

    Why you should talk openly with children about sex and relationships

    It’s hard to keep pace with our children’s digital lives. It’s next to impossible to know what they are being exposed to by friends, the media, and the internet – and when. But there is something you can do that will help safeguard your children. Something that will support their mental health and, in the process, strengthen your connection to them. You can involve yourself in your children’s sex education. You can start the conversation.

  • Games, apps and tech

    Skin gambling: what parents should know

    When you hear the word ‘gambling’ the first image that comes into your head is probably a lottery coupon or a Las Vegas roulette wheel, not a child betting in their favourite online game. But a report by the Gambling Commission found that almost 40 per cent of 11 to 16-year-olds had spent their own money on gambling.

  • Health and wellbeing

    Reality TV - not real and quite depressing

     A YouGov survey for the Foundation found that almost one in four 18-24-year-olds say reality television shows make them ashamed of their own appearance. In more than a third of viewers, this led to feelings of anxiety and depression.

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