Family Relationships – connecting, communicating and resolving conflict
Young people are figuring out how to connect, communicate and resolve conflict with their families. How do we model healthy conflict resolution to our children, and also give them permission…
Defusing Your Anger as a Parent – The Parental Pause
(5:08 mins) Want to know a simple strategy to defuse your anger when you’re losing it with your kids?
Dealing with your anger as a parent
(3:48 mins) There are going to be days you run out of patience and your anger gets the better of you.
When anger turns physical
(5:50 mins) What do we do when our kids start lashing out in anger.
When Kids Won’t Stop Whining
Maggie Dent discusses how to stop your child from whining. Maggie talks about how triggering whining can be for parents and what whining tells us about our children and their…
Teenage Flare-Ups: Why They Happen and How to Deal With Them
The incomplete development of the teenage brain means they'll often misinterpret everyday communication. Understanding this as parents can help us to communicate more effectively with our adolescents and reduce the…
How to teach your child self control
Self control is an attribute that predicts success in school, work, relationships – life. Here’s how to teach self-control to kids.
Managing the boisterous bluster of 8 and 9-year-old boys
Claire discusses what causes the change in behaviour we need to be aware of in boys around this age. She talks through strategies on how to set your son on…
What bullying is and what bullying isn’t
What is a parent to do when their child comes home and says they have been bullied? The very first thing a parent needs to do is asses the situation…