How do I parent my child so they will develop their social and emotional brain?
David Loyst explores the different types of parenting and how these help develop your child’s social and emotional behaviours.
Does my child need to crawl before they walk?
(4:07 mins) Research has found crawling has many developmental benefits such as integrating both sides of the babies brain, eye hand coordination, developing binocular vision and building self-confidence. When your…
Neuroscience and motor development: What to do and what to avoid
In this video, Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks us through what we need to do (and not do!) to support the motor development of babies.
Play ideas with a 4-year-old
(2:14 mins) Play ideas with a 4-year-old
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.
My child doesn’t hold their pencil properly, when do I need professional help?
(3:16 mins) My child doesn't hold their pencil properly, when do I need professional help?
Children are not small adults
One of the mistakes parents often make is thinking of their growing children as though they were small adults. In this mindset, we can often, by downward extension, apply the…
My baby has separation anxiety and won’t go to anyone but me
Pinky explores the 'velcro baby', why some babies have separation anxiety and how we can help them to be better settled with other people.
Play ideas with a 5-year-old
(1:32 mins) Play ideas with a 5-year-old
Early childhood language development – “red flags” (at what point should parents seek help)
(7:02 mins) Learn about normal early childhood language milestones and the “red flags” that might indicate further assessment is necessary.
Play ideas with a 3-year-old
(2:22 mins) Play ideas with a 3-year-old