Latest General Parenting Videos

Why should kids be encouraged to take risks?

In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about why it’s important for parents to encourage their kids to take risks in their…

How to help your children build a network of safe people

In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about building a Safety Team with kids. Their Safety Team is a network of trusted…

Teaching kids about consent

In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about the importance of teaching children consent and allowing them autonomy over their bodies.

What counsellors wish parents knew

Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents knew about kids and young people.

What is counselling and how does it work?

We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…

How to talk to your child and get them to open up

Amanda from Kids Helpline shares her tips for talking to children, tweens and teens in a way that makes them feel safe and comfortable to open up about what they…

Helping your child navigate dating, relationships and break ups

Inevitably at some point in your child's life, they are going to enter the world of dating, relationships, and breakups. Here you can find out what you need to know…

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…

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.

Helping kids cope with change

Brooke from Kids Helpline talks through how children respond to change and what parents can do to help a child who is going through a period of change.

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Allison Davies

I’m Alli ~ Mum, Wife, Educator, Advocate, Speaker, Neurologic Music Therapist and creator of Brains = Behaviours. Since 2005 I’ve run private music therapy practice in both clinical and community settings in…

Claire Orange

Claire is an author, mum, parent educator, speaker and trainer - she knows wellbeing matters. Claire is a qualified Speech Pathologist with a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Science…

Elise Easdown

Hi!  I’m Elise,  Australian, mum of three, a Paediatric Occupational Therapist and owner of What’s On 4 Kids.  As you can see I like to be busy, I call it…

Maggie Dent

Commonly known as the “queen of common sense”, Maggie Dent has become one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors and educators, with a particular interest in the early years, adolescence and resilience.…

Amaze Education

AMAZE envisions a world that recognizes child and adolescent sexual development as natural and healthy, a world in which young people everywhere are supported and affirmed and the adults in…

Dr Kaylene Henderson

As a doctor, child psychiatrist, parenting educator and mother to three young children, Dr. Henderson is often asked to share her expertise at conferences, on radio and in parenting publications around the…

Dr Justin Coulson

Dr Justin Coulson is one of Australia's leading parenting experts and is a highly sought-after international speaker and author.

Rachel Downie

Rachel is an educator, speaker and social entrepreneur who specialises in bullying and self-harm prevention. Rachel has worked in public and private school settings since 1996, across four states in…

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential over the phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. Since 1991, kids and young people have been…

Teacher Tom

Teacher Tom is a preschool teacher, blogger, speaker, artist and author. For the past 15 years, he has taught preschool at the Woodland Park Cooperative School in Seattle. The children…

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