How to help children to make friends
Teaching children how to make friends is a really important life skill that they will carry into their adult years. Claire talks us through some great steps to teach our kids when trying to make new friends, how to join a conversation and the essence of being a good friend.
Tweens and privacy – how much is too much?
(2:31 mins) As kids get older they deserve some privacy, but there's a process involved, based on trust.
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…
Parenting Lambs – our more sensitive kids
(3:56 mins) Have you got a sensitive, shy ‘lamb’ in your family? Here’s some tips for supporting them.
Parenting an only child
(2:57 mins) One may the loneliest number but it doesn’t mean your ‘only child’ is at a disadvantage.
Adolescents and Friendships: What Parents Need to Know
During the teen years, friendships and a need to belong become a very significant part of life. It's important to understand how real this is and how you can best…
When friends fallout – a parent’s guide to tween friendships
The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn't mean parents can't put some limits in place to make life more livable.
What to do when your child has no friends
(5:01 mins) Tween friendships are built on respect, trust, shared stories and having fun. Sometimes you have to teach your child how to be a friend before they can find them in real life.
How to gradually build independence in tweens
(5:09 mins) Becoming an adult takes practice, that starts in the tween years. It's the little things parents do that enable kids to build up the skills to look after themselves.
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.
5 Ways To Grow Your Child’s Social and Emotional Brain
It is one thing to know how to grow your child’s physical self, but what about growing their hearts and souls? Here Dr. Vanessa talks about the aspects of social-emotional…