How to cope with chaos at home
(4:36 mins) Here are some great tips for finding a healthy balance and harmony in your home, particularly for sole parent households or households where one parent travels a lot, and the children outnumber parents at home.
Understanding how your own childhood influences you as a parent
A fascinating look into how our childhood influences our parenting styles and why parents are quick to judge one another!
Talking to children about suicide
(4:09 mins) How do you explain to a child that someone they love has died by suicide?
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.
Connecting with your kids
(3:57 mins) My four evidence-based tips for staying connected when your kids seem hell-bent on pushing your buttons!
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…
How to talk to your child and get them to open up
Amanda from Kids Helpline shares her tips for talking to children, tweens and teens in a way that makes them feel safe and comfortable to open up about what they…
(3:06 mins) A tribute to all dads recorded for Father's Day
Balancing work and parenthood
The struggle is real! Discover an expert's views on how we can balance work and parenthood.
Why your child needs a positive disposition to themselves as a learner
The research tells us that children under the age of seven shouldn’t be focused on literacy and numeracy. Instead, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains, they should be in free play,…
Helping kids cope with change
Brooke from Kids Helpline talks through how children respond to change and what parents can do to help a child who is going through a period of change.