How you can have more fun with your kids… why we all need to lighten up
(5:23 mins) Here are some simple, small ways to have more fun in your home – and why creating more fun memories and rituals might actually help your family run more smoothly.
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.
Children are not small adults
One of the mistakes parents often make is thinking of their growing children as though they were small adults. In this mindset, we can often, by downward extension, apply the…
Don’t take your kid’s behaviour personally!
David Loyst talks us through using consciousness to become aware and manage our internal states so we can feel what is going on inside our child.
When Children Fear Death
(4:31 mins) Death is a tricky subject to navigate with our kids. But it’s important to talk about it.
Talking to children about suicide
(4:09 mins) How do you explain to a child that someone they love has died by suicide?
Family Relationships – connecting, communicating and resolving conflict
Young people are figuring out how to connect, communicate and resolve conflict with their families. How do we model healthy conflict resolution to our children, and also give them permission…
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…
Parenting Roosters – our challenging kids
(4:09 mins) Got a strong-willed, feisty child in your house? Help is at hand.
(3:53 mins) Sometimes the world can be a harsh place for our sensitive children.
Understanding your Parenting Style
There are dozens of ways to “parent”. But some styles tend to get better results than others. Find out which style of parent you are in this video.