General Parenting

What temperament traits does your child have?

By Britta Marsh on 21 Feb 2019

When it comes to personality, not all children are created equal. As a mother of three, it often strikes me how different my children are. I have Chalk and Cheese then number…

General Parenting

How to connect more with your kids when you work full time

By Britta Marsh on 29 Jan 2019

This post was written by ParentTV expert Dr Justin Coulson Every time we say “yes” to something, we are forced to say “no” to everything else. Whether due to financial…

General Parenting

Connecting with your kids in micro-moments

By Britta Marsh on 23 Jan 2019

This article was written by ParentTV expert Maggie Dent Most parents would never question that they love their children wholeheartedly – even when their little darling has drawn a lipstick picture…

Parenting Boys

Why Mums need to stay connected to their tween boys

By Britta Marsh on 18 Jan 2019

As a sole mother to two boys, I often worry about how to help guide my boys through their transition to manhood. After all, I don’t know what it’s like…

General Parenting

Are you a research-guided parent or a gut-feeling parent?

By Britta Marsh on 16 Jan 2019

Parents often joke about how there is no manual for parenting, that we are thrown in the deep end when our child is born. But this statement, while amusing, is…

Nutrition

Are You Making Your Child An Emotional Eater?

By Britta Marsh on 11 Jan 2019

After having two fairly good eaters, I struggle with my third child who has always been a bit fussier. What I consider a “grazer” by nature, she is constantly demanding…

Behaviour

Is Your 7 Year Old a Bit Rude and Cray Cray? … Find Out Why Here

By Sam Jockel on 9 Jan 2019

So our seven year old daughter has been going through a bit of a “phase” recently.  Argumentative, back-chatting, highly emotional in some of her reactions, sour puss faces etc.  I…

General Parenting

The importance of family traditions

By Britta Marsh on 22 Dec 2018

This post was written by psychologist Dr Justin Coulson “Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in…

Social Wellbeing / Friendship

How do you grow up grateful kids?

By Britta Marsh on 20 Dec 2018

This post was written by psychologist Dr Vanessa Lapointe It’s the time of year when parents start talking about gratefulness and appreciation. As in, “Do my children appreciate all they…

Behaviour

Can the use of informational statements change children’s behaviour?

By Britta Marsh on 3 Dec 2018

My five year old daughter is very strong willed and we engage in power struggles daily. It happens over the littlest things - brushing teeth, food, packing up toys etc…