Help your children to appreciate and accept their bodies by promoting positive body image. Learn why this is such an important issue, and what you can do to cultivate happy, healthy young people.
As parents, we have the power to make a considerable difference to the way our children think and feel about their bodies. Listen to Dr Weston’s top tips to help your child cultivate a positive body image.
We know that effective communication between parent and child can promote better life satisfaction among young people. By having regular little chats, we invest in our children’s digital resilience and hopefully shape their thinking too! Here is a list of questions you can dip into from time to time to kickstart these important conversations.
How we talk to our teens is important in shaping their responses to everyday challenges and tricky situations. Try using these phrases to encourage your teen to work through experiences they find tough and to think positively.
Read our tip sheet to discover practical things that you can do to help your teen navigate anxiety.
In this podcast, Dr Weston talks to Professor Michael Gradisar about sleep difficulties during adolescence. They discuss why so many teenagers have problems with their sleep, along with the most effective strategies to promote better sleep habits.