Helping tweens deal with disappointment
Disappointment forges strength, perseverance, and resilience, so we need to support our kids through challenges, not try and clear them out of the way.
Do you make your child say I’m sorry?
Knowing how important it is for us to get along with others, we can become really focused on making sure our children mind their manners. This often includes making our…
Tweens and privacy – how much is too much?
As kids get older they deserve some privacy, but there's a process involved, based on trust.
How much is too much for after-school activities?
(4:07 mins) It's all about balance. No matter how much they do, kids need time to rest, play and get their homework done.
Mean girls and king pins: A parent’s guide to dealing with bullying
(4:13 mins) Bullying is all about power and there are lots of things parents can do to make sure kids don't give their's up too easily.
What can I do if my child’s unhappy at school?
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, outlines the best way to approach your child’s school to talk about why they’re unhappy there, and what can be done to…
How to help your child improve their self-esteem
Child Psychologist and ParentTV expert, Dr Charlotte Reznick, believes that helping kids learn mindfulness and meditation techniques can have a big impact on their sense of self-worth.
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…
Responding to your child’s problems at school
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, outlines the options parents have when choosing how to respond to problems their child is having at school.
What to do about the child who only wants intense, suffocating friendships
In this video, Claire explores how parents can help a child who is being suffocated by a particular friend and also what to do about it if your child is…
Helping children make friends
(3:46 mins) Making and keeping friends can be a challenge even for adults. How can we help our kids?