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 are going through.
Preparing kids for a divorce
(4:11 mins) Going your separate ways? Here’s how to prepare the kids.
How to relate to your kids so that they get that you love them
Did you know that there are six stages of attachment that all children ideally progress through in the first six years of life? Not experiencing one or more of these…
What to say instead of be careful
We are all guilty of telling our children to be careful, but when we say this to a child, how do they interpret what we are saying?
What is counselling and how does it work?
We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…
More Merry, Less Mayhem at Christmas
These days there’s a lot of pressure to do everything LARGE including Christmas. In this video, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent challenges us all to turn the volume down…
Raising hopeful kids in a world of negative news
Our children are often impacted negatively by unfortunate world events thanks to modern technology. So what is the best approach to a child who is fearing the worst from our…
Raising Optimistic Kids
How can we help our children become more optimistic in the face of challenges and in life in general?
How to talk to your children about death
(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.
Helping your teen make wise decisions
What do you do when your child gets to an age where they want to start making their own decisions...staying out late, going to parties etc? How do we work…
Play ideas with a 4-year-old
(2:14 mins) Play ideas with a 4-year-old