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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.
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
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.
Top tips for children and young people who are being bullied
Here are some ways that you can help foster a healthy self-esteem in your child.
Here are some ways that you can support your child when it comes to challenging gender stereotypes.
Talking to your child about sex: a parent's guide