Latest General Parenting Videos

What is developmental trauma and how can kids recover from it?

When you’re caring for a child who’s experienced trauma, it’s helpful to understand some of the ways it can impact their brain development. Dr Vanessa Lapointe explains developmental trauma and…

How can I support my foster children with family visits?

When you’re caring for a foster child, you may have to help them navigate family of origin visits and all the big feelings that come with these. Dr Vaness Lapointe…

Help Explaining George Floyd’s Death and Why It Matters To Your Kids

Dr Chris Townsend has a long history working as a licensed professional counselor and shares some of his thoughts and insights in this interview about how to talk with our kids…

Is there more correction, direction or connection in your parenting right now?

As parents, it can be really hard to reflect on our own parenting and whether we strike a good balance between correcting, directing and connecting with our kids. In this…

How attachment caregiving helps rewire the brains of traumatised foster kids

A 2005 Child Development study showed that an attachment-based caregiving approach to looking after traumatised foster children is instrumental in healing their brains. Dr Vanessa Lapointe explains how and why…

Motherless Mothers

Maggie shares a special message in the lead-up to Mother’s Day for those of us who’ve lost our mums or whose mothers are absent from our lives. Maggie suggests some…

Parenting Young People When Tragedy Strikes

One of the most uncertain times in parenting is knowing how to respond to your young person when tragedy strikes.

Tools for parents: How to use your own intuition to guide you

Dr Charlotte Reznick has some great strategies for teaching kids how to be calm and centred and access their own intuition. In this video, she turns the focus on parents…

Technology experiences parents need to understand

Have you heard of technoference? What about stopping cues? These are important terms that Jason Gibson believes parents need to understand to help their children have a good relationship with…

The parent tech squad

When you’re trying to work with your kids on the issue of technology, it can be helpful to have a team to call on for backup. Those people are your…

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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…

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.…

Michelle Mitchell

Michelle Mitchell is an award-winning speaker and bestselling parenting author who is highly regarded as a tweens and teens specialist. Michelle started her career as a primary school teacher, but…

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…

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…

Dr Justin Coulson

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

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…

Nathan Wallis

Nathan Wallis is a popular neuroscience educator and parenting commentator who has a special gift for translating complex neuroscience into easy-to-understand info for parents, teachers, and anyone else who works…

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