How to teach your child to deal with bullying using comebacks not insults
How can you teach your child the right response to a bully? Rachel talks through practical tips that you can give to your children and even role play with them, to deter bullies and nasty behaviour.
Parenting an only child
(2:57 mins) One may the loneliest number but it doesn’t mean your ‘only child’ is at a disadvantage.
Should I ask for my child to change classes?
Andrew Oberthur, Primary School Principal, talks about why it’s not always a good idea to ask for your child to change classes when they’re unhappy. Instead, parents and teachers need…
How to teach your child to support others who are being bullied
So what do you do as a parent when your child comes to you with the problem of someone else being bullied, or perhaps they have witnessed some disturbing or upsetting…
Tweens and privacy – how much is too much?
As kids get older they deserve some privacy, but there's a process involved, based on trust.
What you need to know about 7 and 8 year old girls – when the social nastiness gets going
What is happening in our 7 and 8 year old girl's development that causes changes in behaviour around this age? Claire discusses what is going on in their brains and…
How to help your child improve their self-esteem
Child Psychologist and ParentTV expert, Dr Charlotte Reznick, believes that helping kids learn mindfulness and meditation techniques can have a big impact on their sense of self-worth.
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…
Helping your child when they’re concerned about a friend
There are many things that can impact on a child's emotional wellbeing. One thing, in particular, is actually the emotional wellbeing of their friends. In this video, Brooke discusses how…
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.
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.