Latest General Parenting Videos

What counsellors wish parents knew

Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents new 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…

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…

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…

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.

How to relate to your kids so that they get that you love them

Did you know that there are six stages of attachment that all children ideally progress through in the first six years of life? Not experiencing one or more of these…

Raising Optimistic Kids

How can we help our children become more optimistic in the face of challenges and in life in general?

How To Handle A Toddler

Midwife Cath gives insight into toddlers and why they behave the way they do, as well as some tips and tricks to help encourage cooperation.

General Parenting Experts

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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