Dealing with your anger as a parent
(3:48 mins) How can parents manage their anger and frustration in healthy ways – and deal with feelings of unreasonable frustration with their children? Here are some small things that may make these moments less frequent and help you to respond rather than react.
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…
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…
When anger turns physical
(5:50 mins) What do we do when our kids start lashing out in anger.
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…
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.
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…
Don’t take your kid’s behaviour personally!
David Loyst talks us through using consciousness to become aware and manage our internal states so we can feel what is going on inside our child.
Play ideas with a 3-year-old
(2:22 mins) Play ideas with a 3-year-old
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.
More Merry, Less Mayhem at Christmas
These days there’s a lot of pressure to do everything LARGE including Christmas. In this video, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent challenges us all to turn the volume down…