Encouraging kids to think in shades of grey, not just black and white
In this video, Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks about helping kids who see things in black and white (or right and wrong) to think more creatively, and see shades of grey. Parents can facilitate neuroplasticity in their kids at any time.
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.
Understanding your Parenting Style
There are dozens of ways to “parent”. But some styles tend to get better results than others. Find out which style of parent you are in this video.
When Children Fear Death
(4:31 mins) Death is a tricky subject to navigate with our kids. But it’s important to talk about it.
Are the brains of boys and girls different?
In this video, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis unpacks why we need to understand gender as non-binary, and what brain differences there actually are between males and females.
Defusing Your Anger as a Parent – The Parental Pause
(5:08 mins) Want to know a simple strategy to defuse your anger when you’re losing it with your kids?
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…
Four brains: The simple explanation of human brain development
Childhood is a journey in which each part of the brain slowly comes online. Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks us through the four-brain model, a simple way of understanding the…
Does birth order really matter? Here’s what neuroscience can tell us
Statistically, we know that firstborn children usually go on to become the highest-qualified and biggest earners of the siblings. But why? Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks us through the neuroscience…
The importance of family traditions
Family traditions bring families together and create powerful memories. What counts as a tradition, and how can we build better traditions for our kids?
What to do when your child asks you for a smart phone
The conversation with your kids about getting them new tech devices is already a very familiar one to many parents. Jason Gibson has some suggestions for how to make those…