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.
Why your child (and teen) is ruled by emotion over logic
When your child is between two and eight, and again in adolescence, they’re ruled by their frontal cortex, or feeling brain. Neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis, explains what this means for…
Why it’s important for kids to climb trees
(2:50 mins) Why it's important for kids to climb trees
When Kids silliness becomes too much
(3:53 mins) Is your child’s silliness affecting your lives?
Why sharing is a big deal and what to do instead when your little one refuses
(4:13 mins) The title says it all! Let's talk about why making kids share isn't a big deal and how to practice genuine empathy at home.
Why does my child throw techno-tantrums?
(8:52 mins) Understand why your child throws a tantrum when you ask them to turn off the phone, gaming console or TV.
Why most punishment doesn’t work
(4:11 mins) Are you struggling with consequences that simply don't work? Do you find yourself relying on punishment that, in the end, feels useless and make you seem like the "bad guy"? Learn why most punishment does not work and be free of the parenting guilt we often mix with using ineffective punishment.
What is hyperactivity? Music Therapist Allison talks through what is happening in the brain when hyperactivity occurs and what that means for a child's behaviour. Watch the next video on…
Taming tantrums at home
(6:38 mins) Why do toddlers tantrum and why does it get out of control sometimes? Learn evidence-based techniques to helping your child amidst the storm and teaching early stages of self-soothing.
Dealing with Kids’ Tantrums
(4:15 mins) Has your child left toddlerhood but still having tantrums?
When kids come home ‘naughty’ from other people’s houses
Ever had your child go off to a playdate or sleepover and come home with a bad attitude?