Meltdowns to precious moments: Building Connections With KidsWith
Meltdowns to precious moments: Building Connections With Kids
Maggie Dent follows on from Dr Vanessa Lapointe and helps us understand the crazy of parenting toddlers and children and how we can soothe our precious kids from meltdowns into…2 Episodes
Helping little people understand masks
As the pandemic continues, you might notice that we're being asked to wear masks more often. How do we help little children to understand masks so that they feel more…
Commonsense and the Coronavirus
The world is hearing a lot of scary news about coronavirus everywhere at the moment and the anxiety around this is going to be affecting parents, as well as children.
More merry, less mayhem at Christmas
These days there’s a lot of pressure to do everything LARGE including Christmas. In this video, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent challenges us all to turn the volume down…
How you can have more fun with your kids – why we all need to lighten up
Here are some simple, small ways to have more fun in your home – and why creating more fun memories and rituals might actually help your family run more smoothly.
How to talk to your children about death
Here are some ways to use 'anticipatory grief' to help children process the idea of death, and some things parents can do to support their children if they have experienced…
Dealing with sibling rivalry
Sibling rivalry! It’s so tough... yet it’s biologically normal and we can see it as a 'teachable moment'.
How to cope with chaos at home
Here are some great tips for finding a healthy balance and harmony in your home, particularly for sole parent households or households where one parent travels a lot, and the…
When kids use colourful language
A ParentTV Member asked our experts: "My little girl has started Prep this year and picked up a lot of language that we don’t use at home. She has started…
Why boys behaviour is their language
For a number of reasons, our boys are often conditioned to go straight to anger, rather than allowing other feelings like sadness or regret or fear. This video takes a…
When kids are mean – Relational Aggression
Here are some reasons why that might be happening and some strategies to try if your child is excluded or picked on.
Understanding children’s choices
Sometimes when our children do things that we don't like it can be helpful to try to see the world through their eyes. As adults, we often misinterpret our children's…
Help! My child is stealing things
Stealing needs to be looked at and talked about in different ways at different ages. This video discusses how to explore the concept of ownership with young children and when…
How to be a good friend?
There are a few things you can do which make a big difference to being a good friend and Maggie shares what they are in this video.
How to help your friends when they’re struggling
Maggie Dent gives some good advice here for teens who are noticing their friends aren't doing so well, want to help, but aren't sure how to go about it.