Social Connection While Socially Distancing
‘We are organisms of attachment, and we’re meant to be socially connecting, not socially distancing. We need to find ways to be together right now when we’re physically apart.’
Moving From Coronavirus Anxiety to Effective Action
Clinical Psychologist Dr Jodie Lowinger, details a simple, 3-step plan for helping us recognise and alleviate the stress and anxiety we’re all feeling about the pandemic.
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.
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 give your child what they need during COVID-19
Lukas Ritson urges parents to not try and become extra teachers for their children during the COVID-19 pandemic, but to be loving, nurturing and present parents, instead.
Parenting Roosters – our challenging kids
Children's temperaments can be seen on a continuum. Maggie Dent says at one end, we have our strong-willed, feisty independent ‘roosters’. At the other end, we have our quiet, sensitive…
What kids wish parents knew
Kids Helpline speaks to kids of all ages each day and have seen a theme of three main things kids want their parents to know about them.
How To Handle A Toddler
Here's some insight into toddlers and why they behave the way they do, as well as some tips and tricks to help encourage cooperation.
Understanding your child’s personality
By understanding which temperament traits your child has been born with, you can help them reach their full potential.
Connecting with kids – building love bridges
In our time-poor world, quality time doesn’t always go to plan, especially as our children don’t necessarily want to work in with our ‘scheduled’ time together. The good news is…