General Parenting

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Connecting with your kids

(3:57 mins) My four evidence-based tips for staying connected when your kids seem hell-bent on pushing your buttons!

How to talk to your children about death

(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.

Talking to children about suicide

(4:09 mins) How do you explain to a child that someone they love has died by suicide?

Celebrating Dads

(3:06 mins) A tribute to all dads recorded for Father’s Day

Why it’s important for kids to climb trees

(2:50 mins) Why it’s important for kids to climb trees

Mothers finding a Sisterhood

(4:39 mins) Mothers need each other. Here’s how to find your tribe.

Understanding how your own childhood influences you as a parent

A fascinating look into how our childhood influences our parenting styles and why parents are quick to judge one another!

Building confidence in kids

(4:15 mins) We all want our children to be confident and capable, right?

Play ideas with a 4-year-old

(2:14 mins) Play ideas with a 4-year-old

Understanding your Parenting Style

There are dozens of ways to “parent”. But some styles tend to get better results than others. Find out which style of parent you are in this video.

Why you need to encourage your child to question authority

This video looks at how by questioning authority, our children are learning things in their own way.

Helping Children cope with Death

(4:20 mins) When someone your children loves dies, here are some of the things which are good to know.

Connecting with kids – building love bridges

(6:10 mins) Quality time can be a rare commodity for today’s busy parents.

How a growth mindset can be developed through play

(3:03 mins) How a growth mindset can be developed through play

Sensitive kids

(3:53 mins) Sometimes the world can be a harsh place for our sensitive children.

Why movement and play are crucial in childhood

(3:34 mins) Move it! Here’s why you should take those words very seriously in your home.

Preparing children for a death

(3:44 mins) When someone your children loves is going to die, how can you prepare them?

Play ideas with a 3-year-old

(2:22 mins) Play ideas with a 3-year-old

Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up

Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…

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.

Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

(4:09 mins) Sibling rivalry! It’s so tough… yet it’s biologically normal and we can see it as a ‘teachable moment’.

Understanding your child’s personality

By understanding which temperament traits your child has been born with, you can help them reach their full potential.

Why you should do nothing when your child says I’m bored

(3:28 mins) All parents are familiar with the phrase “I’m bored”.  In this video I share with you why it’s a great thing that your kids get bored and why…

Balancing work and parenthood

The struggle is real! Discover an expert’s views on how we can balance work and parenthood.

The importance of family traditions

Family traditions bring families together and create powerful memories. What counts as a tradition, and how can we build better traditions for our kids?

When Parents are absent

(4:30 mins) Does one of the parents in your house travel a lot for work or other reasons?

Preparing your toddler for the birth of a new baby sibling

Expert, practical tips for encouraging a close bond between your toddler and their new baby sibling

Are sleepovers ok?

Sleepovers can be fun – but are they safe? Here are the top tips for keeping kids safe at sleepovers

How to cope with chaos at home

(4:36 mins) Wishing your home was less chaotic and more calm?

What to say instead of be careful

We are all guilty of telling our children to be careful, but when we say this to a child, how do they interpret what we are saying?

Behaviour

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Connecting with your kids

(3:57 mins) My four evidence-based tips for staying connected when your kids seem hell-bent on pushing your buttons!

Why children are defiant

(3:27 mins) Let’s have an honest talk about why children may be consistently defying you at home. Struggling with talk back, slammed doors or aggression at home? This may be the video for you!

Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up

Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…

How to manage Sensory Overload

With so much sensory information rivalling for our children’s attention, how do we help them manage the messages to try and avoid them coming to the point of overwhelm? Click…

How to use evidence based punishment techniques

(6:29 mins) Let’s have a chat about what punishment actually means in the world of behaviour science. By looking at examples of real punishment that we use daily without noticing can draw a light onto how punishment doesn’t have to be the enemy.

How much is too much for after-school activities?

(4:07 mins) It’s all about balance. No matter how much they do, kids need time to rest, play and get their homework done.

Using Rhythm to Manage Hyperactivity

Music Therapist Allison talks about how we can use music to encourage the change in a child’s behaviour. This is particularly useful for children who are experiencing hyperactivity. Watch video…

When siblings really dislike each other

(3:43 mins) What do you when siblings take their rivalry beyond ‘normal’?

When kids come home ‘naughty’ from other people’s houses

Ever had your child go off to a playdate or sleepover and come home with a bad attitude?

Why does my child throw techno-tantrums?

(8:52 mins) Understand why your child throws a tantrum when you ask them to turn off the phone, gaming console or TV.

What is anxiety and why are children experiencing it?

What is anxiety and what does it look like in a child, both physically and mentally? Allison discusses the signs to look for and causes for the increase of anxiety…

The difference between tantrums and meltdowns

Do you know the difference between and tantrum and a meltdown? Allison explores that characteristics of and motives behind each of these, sharing ways in which you can help manage…

Bullying among young kids

(4:45 mins) How do we respond when our young kids are bullied?

Why boys behaviour is their language

(3:25 mins) Does your son tend to go straight to anger? Here’s why.

How Predictability Helps Children Function

Predictability for your child is more than just a routine. Allison discusses how creating a predictable environment for your child can help mould their behaviour and brain function.

Understanding Overwhelm

What is overwhelm and why are our children experiencing it? Allison looks at triggers and solutions to help your child through these experiences.

Alternatives to punishments and rewards

Teacher Tom explores how punishments and rewards work in a child’s mind and the concept of ‘natural consequences’.

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.

What’s with the tween/teen attitude?

(7:40 mins) The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn’t mean parents can’t put some limits in place to make life more livable.

How to manage tantrums in public

(6:28 mins) Learn how to gently support your child’s tantrums in public without feeling ashamed or the “bad guy”!

Why children stop listening

(4:29 mins) In this video we break down the three big reasons kiddos stop listening and what you can do about it today!

Understanding children’s choices

(3:31 mins) Why on earth is my child doing THAT? Let’s look at it through their eyes.

The danger of speaking to children with commands

This video helps analyse how it is you speak to your child and how changing your approach can help improve your child’s behaviour.

Angry Children – part 2

(3:32 mins) Anger as an emotion can be pretty challenging.

Understanding the Sensory Systems

Let’s take a look inside your child’s brain and see why they behave the way they do, because behaviour is always a by-product of what is going on in the…

Why sharing isn’t a big deal and what to do instead when your little one refuses

(4:13 mins) The title says it all! Let’s talk about why making kids share isn’t a big deal and how to practice genuine empathy at home.

Help! My child is stealing things

(3:12 mins) How do we teach our children at different ages and stages that stealing is wrong?

Why Children Don’t Make Good Decisions

It can be frustrating when we explain things over and over again to our children, but they continue to make the wrong decision. This video helps us to understand the…

Understanding Hyperactivity

What is hyperactivity? Music Therapist Allison talks through what is happening in the brain when hyperactivity occurs and what that means for a child’s behaviour. Watch the next video on…

My kids make me crazy what’s up with that

In this video David looks at why parents feel so crazy when their kid’s behave in certain ways.  David also gives some great suggestions using a conscious attachment parenting framework…

Education

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Preparing Your Child To Start School

Practical tips for making your child’s transition to ‘big school’ as smooth as possible.

What it means for play to be self selected

What is play and why is it important for our children? Teacher Tom gives some insightful examples into the importance of play for children.

What are some guilt-free (even educational) ideas for screen-time for pre-schoolers?

Learn some educational ways you can use screens with your pre-schooler.

Is my child ready for school?

(5:50 mins) Is my child ready for big school?

How a growth mindset can be developed through play

(3:03 mins) How a growth mindset can be developed through play

What does open ended play mean?

Teacher Tom discussed the importance of open ended play and how encouraging this in today’s technology focused world is an important milestone that many of our children are missing out…

Help My Child Doesn’t Want to go School

(3:37 mins) Is your son or daughter refusing to go to school?

What is so good about a junkyard playground

Teacher Tom talks about the importance of giving our children different items that enables them to create their own ‘play equipment’.

Handling goodbyes / separation anxiety at childcare or school

Expert tips for handling those tricky drop-offs as you help your child settle into childcare or school

Preparing toddlers for childcare or preschool

(4:40 mins) When preparing your child for preschool here are three areas that are essential and they may not be what you think!

Social Wellbeing / Friendship

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Do you make your child say I’m sorry?

Knowing how important it is for us to get along with others, we can become really focused on making sure our children mind their manners. This often includes making our…

Parenting an only child

(2:57 mins) One may the loneliest number but it doesn’t mean your ‘only child’ is at a disadvantage.

Tweens and privacy – how much is too much?

(2:31 mins) As kids get older they deserve some privacy, but there’s a process involved, based on trust.

Parenting Lambs – our more sensitive kids

(3:56 mins) Have you got a sensitive, shy ‘lamb’ in your family? Here’s some tips for supporting them.

How do you grow up grateful kids

We all want to grow up kids who are full of gratitude rather than full of the greeduy-gimmee’s. The most important thing to know in this is that gratitude is…

Helping tweens deal with disappointment

Disappointment forges strength, perseverance, and resilience, so we need to support our kids through challenges, not try and clear them out of the way.

How to gradually build independence in tweens

(5:09 mins) Becoming an adult takes practice, that starts in the tween years. It’s the little things parents do that enable kids to build up the skills to look after themselves.

5 Ways To Grow Your Child’s Social and Emotional Brain

It is one thing to know how to grow your child’s physical self, but what about growing their hearts and souls? Here Dr. Vanessa talks about the aspects of social-emotional…

When friends fallout – a parent’s guide to tween friendships

(5:35 mins) The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn’t mean parents can’t put some limits in place to make life more livable.

Helping children make friends

(3:46 mins) Making and keeping friends can be a challenge even for adults. How can we help our kids?

What to do when your child has no friends

(5:01 mins) Tween friendships are built on respect, trust, shared stories and having fun. Sometimes you have to teach your child how to be a friend before they can find them in real life.

How much is too much for after-school activities?

(4:07 mins) It’s all about balance. No matter how much they do, kids need time to rest, play and get their homework done.

Mean girls and king pins: A parent’s guide to dealing with bullying

(4:13 mins) Bullying is all about power and there are lots of things parents can do to make sure kids don’t give their’s up too easily.

Nutrition

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Dessert – addressing the tricky questions of what, how much, when, and if you should use it as a reward or withhold as punishment

Addressing the tricky questions about dessert and whether kids should be eating it

Treatment of Failure To Thrive (poor weight gain) Part 2

(3:40 mins) What causes poor weight gain in children? Learn about how failure to thrive is diagnosed and how to manage it in this 2 part video series.

Kids who won’t eat veggies or fruit

Answer the age-old question of why kids find veggies so challenging

Toddler nutrition and sleep – what foods best encourage sleep

Food fuels your toddler’s body and they can be fussy little monkeys which makes it even harder! Learn which foods you should be focusing on to promote sleep and which…

Grazers – kids who snack all day but won’t eat meals

Was your food grazer child born that way or is grazing a learned behaviour?

Fussy or typical?

Find out if your child is actually a fussy eater or frustratingly normal.

My kid ate everything and now they won’t eat anything!

Dealing with food refusal. What to do when the baby-feeding honeymoon is over.

How do I know if my child is eating enough?

Many parents worry that their child isn’t eating enough. Find out if you should be worried or not.

Milk monsters – addressing the issue of young children who still have bottles or drink too much milk

Wondering what to do with your baby or toddler who loves milk but won’t eat?

“Forbidden” foods

Addressing the sticky subject of feeding kids sweets and lollies

I think my child is too big/overweight

Find out if your child is overweight and what you can do to help without harming

How we unwittingly teach kids to become emotional eaters

Find out how not to teach your kids to eat for emotional reasons

Medical Causes of Failure To Thrive (poor weight gain) Part 1

(5:36 mins) What causes poor weight gain in children? Learn about how failure to thrive is diagnosed and how to manage it in this 2 part video series.

Mental Health

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Different types of anxiety that present in children and when to get help

Learn about the different ways that anxiety presents in kids and when to seek professional help

When Children Fear Death

(4:31 mins) Death is a tricky subject to navigate with our kids. But it’s important to talk about it.

Common childhood mental health problems and developmental conditions explained

Many mental health conditions start in childhood. Learn about the common signs to look out for.

Talking to children about suicide

(4:09 mins) How do you explain to a child that someone they love has died by suicide?

Understanding Overwhelm

What is overwhelm and why are our children experiencing it? Allison looks at triggers and solutions to help your child through these experiences.

How to talk to your children about death

(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.

OCD in children (what are the signs and at what point should you get help)

OCD is misunderstood but important for parents to know about. Learn what the signs are and when to seek help.

Perfectionism in children

(3:22 mins) Is your child a perfectionist?

Calming anxious kids

(5:30 mins) Anxiety is not an enemy state… but we need to get a handle on it.

Helping Children cope with Death

(4:20 mins) When someone your children loves dies, here are some of the things which are good to know.

Handling goodbyes / separation anxiety at childcare or school

Expert tips for handling those tricky drop-offs as you help your child settle into childcare or school

Preparing children for a death

(3:44 mins) When someone your children loves is going to die, how can you prepare them?

What is anxiety and why are children experiencing it?

What is anxiety and what does it look like in a child, both physically and mentally? Allison discusses the signs to look for and causes for the increase of anxiety…

Technology

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Why does my child throw techno-tantrums?

(8:52 mins) Understand why your child throws a tantrum when you ask them to turn off the phone, gaming console or TV.

Is it okay to use screens on play dates?

Discover the risks of using digital devices on play dates and simple ideas to tackle this sometimes tricky situation.

What times of the day should I limit or avoid screens?

(9:37 mins) This video will highlight two critical times of the day when parents/carers need to be careful about using screens.

Learn if it’s okay to use screen-time as a digital reward or punishment tool.

(6:25 mins) Learn if it’s okay to use screen-time as a digital reward or punishment tool.

What are some guilt-free (even educational) ideas for screen-time for pre-schoolers?

Learn some educational ways you can use screens with your pre-schooler.

How much screen-time is healthy for my pre-schooler 2-5 years old?

Learn how much time is healthy for pre-schoolers to be spending on screens.

Impact of screens on kids under 5

(4:35 mins) What are all these screens doing to my child’s brain?

Is it okay to hand over my phone if my child tells me they’re bored?

(5:30 mins) Dr Kristy dispels the myths and gives simple advice about whether it’s okay to give kids screens when they’re bored.

How much screen-time is appropriate for my child 5-8 years old?

Understand how to calculate healthy screen-time limits for your child, so you can stop feeling guilty.

How can I keep my child safe online?

Learn the current cyber-safety risks facing young kids and simple strategies to keep them safe online.

The impacts of social media on our kids emotional health

Social media has become a normal part of everyday life for teens growing up.  Vanessa takes a deep dive into how this impacts the emotional health of our kids and…

Children & Screens – Finding the Balance

(4:41 mins) Is time spent on screens affecting my child’s development?

Why can’t I put my phone down?

Understand why your child throws a tantrum when you ask them to turn off the phone, gaming console or TV. (10:39)

Health

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Constipation Causes, Signs and Symptoms (Part 1)

(11:46 mins) In this video, learn about the causes of constipation as well as how to recognise it and prevent it.

Treatment Of Fevers in Children – Part 2

(4:29) Learn the definition of fever, how to take temperatures and how to manage them in this 2 part video series.

Vulvovaginitis (Itchy Girl Bits)

(7:54 mins) This video covers the causes and treatment of the common “itchy girl bits” complaint of childhood.

Treamtment of Bed Wetting (nocturnal enuresis) – Part 2

(4:38 mins)  Dr. Megs runs through risk factors, medical causes and treatment options for nocturnal enuresis otherwise known as bedwetting in this 2 part video series.

Sleep, night terrors and bedwetting

(4:59 mins) Sleep: are you getting enough?

Constipation Treatment and Medication (Part 2)

(13:51 mins) Dr Megs talks through various treatment options for constipation and which are suitable for your child at various ages.

Causes Of Tummy Pain

(9:30 mins) Tummy pain is a common symptom of childhood, learn to distinguish between the less serious and more serious causes of abdominal pain and when to seek medical attention.

Medical Causes of Failure To Thrive (poor weight gain) Part 1

(5:36 mins) What causes poor weight gain in children? Learn about how failure to thrive is diagnosed and how to manage it in this 2 part video series.

Causes of Bed Wetting (nocturnal enuresis) – Part 1

(5:23 mins) Dr. Megs runs through risk factors, medical causes and treatment options for nocturnal enuresis otherwise known as bedwetting in this 2 part video series.

Causes Of Fevers in Children – Part 1

(6:11 mins) Learn the definition of fever, how to take temperatures and how to manage them in this 2 part video series.

Treatment of Failure To Thrive (poor weight gain) Part 2

(3:40 mins) What causes poor weight gain in children? Learn about how failure to thrive is diagnosed and how to manage it in this 2 part video series.

What Do Peadiatricians Do?

(1:15 mins) Find out the different ways a paediatrician can support you and your child through this video.

Parenting Boys

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Sleep

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When should I introduce a pillow

Many a well-meaning older generation family member has suggested that maybe the sleepless toddler would prefer a pillow but when is the right time to introduce one?

Bedtime monsters – what’s the best approach?

Monster spray OR reassuring your little one that there are no monsters…what is the best approach? It’s so hard when your child has irrational fears impacting their sleep but we…

Best approach night lights

A pretty nightlight is a lovely addition to a nursery but when is it actually something that’s necessary? And if you do introduce one, when is the best age to…

Sleep – how much is needed at age 3-5 years?

At such a busy age full of exciting new developmental stages and leaps it’s important that little ones get the sleep they need to be able to grow and thrive….

Ideal nap time routine

It’s not realistic to do a full bedtime routine for every nap but there are certainly some easy ways to ensure that your little one is as calm and ready…

Ideal bedtime routine

Having a bedtime routine is an important part of making sure everything goes as smoothly as possible. This is the ideal bedtime routine I recommend.

The facts on night terrors vs nightmares

Both night terrors and nightmares are awful to witness as a parent but they’re really different processes and need to be responded to in very different ways. Learn how to…

Teaching your older baby to find their dummy

Sleep guidance does not mean you necessarily have to remove the dummy from an older child’s sleep environment, but it will mean that we have to help them learn to…

Best way to approach early risers for 3-5 years

Waking up in the wee hours to start the day is definitely not something most parents enjoy but when there is a small child in the house that thinks it’s…

Quiet time ideas for young children who no longer nap.

Mourning the loss of your child’s midday nap is certainly hard for any parent but we have the lowdown on the best way to encourage quiet time so your little…

Toddler nutrition and sleep – what foods best encourage sleep

Food fuels your toddler’s body and they can be fussy little monkeys which makes it even harder! Learn which foods you should be focusing on to promote sleep and which…

Tips for avoiding older siblings being disturbed

The fear of waking a sleeping older sibling can be enough to put parents off the idea of trying to help their younger child learn to sleep better. We have…

Tips for ditching the dummy

What is the ideal age to kick the dummy habit and what is the best approach? Losing a comfort item that your little one is strongly attached to can be…

Sleep, night terrors and bedwetting

(4:59 mins) Sleep: are you getting enough?

How to break the feed / sleep association

You baby wants to feed to sleep and it might be the only way they know how to drift off but for some people in their situation this just doesn’t…

How to introduce a comfort toy

A comfort toy or cloth can be a great idea as it means your little one has a reassuring item that can help soothe them back to sleep regardless of…

What age is best to move a child from cot to bed

Moving from a cot to a bed is a big leap and it’s one that many families rush into without stopping to consider the possible ramifications. Make sure you have…

Does overnight sleep guidance necessarily mean bedtime sleep guidance?

Not everyone necessarily wants to eradicate the bedtime feed-to-sleep habit but that doesn’t mean you can’t work on the rest of the night and get the overnight wakings resolved. We…

Sleep guidance when room sharing with your child

For whatever reason you may wish to continue room-sharing with your little one but also reduce the amount of wakings they have overnight. This is completely achievable, and we talk…

Does it matter which parent does the baby whispering?

It can be confusing working out who is better off going to your little one when you first start sleep training. Should it be dad because your little one will…

How to tell when your child no longer needs a nap

Children can drop their nap all together anywhere between the age of 2.5 to 5 years…so how do you know where your child fits into that range? We talk you…

Bedtime wind down tips for young children

We all know that bedtime routines are important but what’s the best order to do things and how can we try to help our little ones wind down enough so…

Should I start with night sleeps or naps first?

Considering tackling your little one’s behavioural sleep issues can be an overwhelming prospect but it doesn’t have to mean that you’re signing up for 24/7 intense sleep training duty. In…

Developmental Milestones

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What does a paediatric Occupational Therapist do?

(2:21 mins) Have you wondered what a paediatric Occupational Therapist does? Children don’t go to work you think? While they might not go to work like adults, their days are…

How do I parent my child so they will develop their social and emotional brain?

David Loyst explores the different types of parenting and how these help develop your child’s social and emotional behaviours.

Play ideas with a 4-year-old

(2:14 mins) Play ideas with a 4-year-old

Play ideas with a 5-year-old

(1:32 mins) Play ideas with a 5-year-old

My child doesn’t hold their pencil properly, when do I need professional help?

(3:16 mins) My child doesn’t hold their pencil properly, when do I need professional help?

When is the best time to toilet train my child?

(3:52 mins) When is the best time to toilet train my child?

Tips for rapid toilet training

(3:05 mins) Have you recently started toilet training your little one? Here are some tips and tricks to getting them successful quickly!

Does my child need to crawl before they walk?

(4:07 mins) Research has found crawling has many developmental benefits such as integrating both sides of the babies brain, eye hand coordination, developing binocular vision and building self-confidence. When your…

Children are not small adults

One of the mistakes parents often make is thinking of their growing children as though they were small adults. In this mindset, we can often, by downward extension, apply the…

Play ideas with a 3-year-old

(2:22 mins) Play ideas with a 3-year-old

Early childhood language development – “red flags” (at what point should parents seek help)

(7:02 mins) Learn about normal early childhood language milestones and the “red flags” that might indicate further assessment is necessary.

Ask an Expert

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Helping your daughter to not become a ‘mean girl’

Behavioural specialist Stephanie Wicker answers ParentTV members questions: “My 4 year old girl is in kindy and her teacher has told me that she is picking on other kids, mainly…

Naming Private Parts

In this video, sexual health nurse Vanessa answers a members questions about teaching the correct name of private parts to a toddler: “I’m wondering about teaching toddlers to use correct…

Toddler Eating Issues

Resident expert Dietician, Deb Blakley answers ParentTV members question: “My son started daycare yesterday. He has trouble eating and doesn’t manage solids well. Its an issue as he is starving…

Help my child is sucking on things, picking their body and starting to talk like a baby

A ParentTV member submitted the below  “Ask An Expert” question and Dr Vanessa Lapointe answers her question in this video. “Our daughter who was 5 in November and started Prep…

Dealing with Tween Techno Tantrums and Meltdowns

Digital and technology expert Dr Kristy Goodwin answers ParentTV members question: “What does it mean and how do I manage a complete meltdown from my 10 year old son when…

Dealing with Kids’ Tantrums

(4:15 mins) Has your child left toddlerhood but still having tantrums?

Sibling Conflict

Resident expert Justin Coulson answers a ParentTV members question. “I have identical twin boys and they are so competitive. They fight all the time. I always dreamed that my twins…

How To Parent Self Centred Kids

Resident expert Rachel Doherty answers a ParentTV members question. “I have 3 daughters (4,7 and 10) I am also single Mum (for the last 4 years). My oldest daughter, Sophie,…

Teaching children self-regulation

(4:19 mins) Does your child struggle to regulate their emotions?

Bullying among young kids

(4:45 mins) How do we respond when our young kids are bullied?

Parenting Girls

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Recipes

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Sweet and Sour Quinoa Balls

Sweet and sour quinoa balls are perfect for a lunch box, finger food or as part of a main meal. Great for kids and for baby-led weaning (blw) Prep Time…

Rainbow Fritters

Fritters packed full of different coloured veggies made with chickpea flour. Course Lunch / snack Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 8 minutes Total Time 18 minutes Servings 10 Ingredients…

Tuna and Potato Cakes

Great for baby-led weaning and the whole family will enjoy too. Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 40 minutes Total Time 50 minutes Ingredients 500 g Potatoes (peeled and cut…

Banana and Blueberry Fritters

A fruity, sweet snack or dessert. Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 5 minutes Total Time 15 minutes Servings 6 small fritters Calories 62 kcal 2 ripe bananas 1/4 –…

Fruity Oat Breakfast Bites

Oats baked with fruit to make little hand held breakfast bites or a healthy kids’ snacks. Great for blw (baby-led weaning). Course Breakfast / Snack Prep Time 5 minutes Cook…

Sweetcorn Quinoa Fritters

Made with store cupboard / freezer ingredients and easy to make. Great for baby-led weaning, toddlers and for lunch boxes Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes Total Time…

Mini Blender Muffins

Mini blender muffins perfect for baby-led weaning, toddlers or to pop into lunch boxes. Course Breakfast, Snack Servings 12 mini muffins Ingredients 1 banana 80g (1 cup) oats 125g (1/2…

5 lunchbox ideas with cucumber

Check out these fabulous different ways you can use cucumber to create a healthy lunchbox for you kids.

Plum and Almond Baked Oats

Delicious oats baked with plums and almonds to make a hand held breakfast great for kids and babies. Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 28 minutes Total Time 38 minutes…

Safety

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Developmental Conditions

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Accepting reality as a parent

Taking action and going with the flow as you parent your child. Using surrendered action as the means to help your child grow.

Signs and Symptoms of ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) – Part 1

(6:11 mins) This 2 part video series covers the signs of ADHD, the natural history of executive functions, and when an intervention may be required.

Supporting siblings of children with special needs

(3:34 mins) For families where at least one child has additional needs, their siblings can sometimes struggle.

Autism Part 2: Diagnosis and Treatment

(11:01 mins) Part 2 of our Autism topic covers the old and new classification systems for ASD, how and who can diagnose it, and the different diagnosis and treatments available

Treatment and Diagnosis of ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) – Part 2

(4:56 mins) This 2 part video series covers the signs of ADHD, the natural history of executive functions, and when an intervention may be required.

Common childhood mental health problems and developmental conditions explained

Many mental health conditions start in childhood. Learn about the common signs to look out for.

Listening to and advocating for your child

How to hear your child and advocate for them with power and grace – co-depending and listening.

Autism Part 1: What are the signs and symptoms

(15:04 mins) Learn about what Autism is, how common it is in Australia, the risk factors associated with the condition and the features.

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Single Parenting

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