Is my child addicted to technology?
If you were to ask them, many parents would say the thing they are most worried about when it comes to their children becoming teenagers, is drugs, but there is a new addiction that is taking over our teenager’s lives, and that is technology.
The importance of mentors in your child’s life
Does your tween or teen child have a mentor? Dr Arne explores who a mentor is, what role they play in your child's life and why this is so important.
How storytelling works magic with your kids
(4:16) Do you share stories of your childhood or teenage years with your children? Dr Arne talks through how sharing your childhood experiences (the good and the bad) with your…
Impact of screens on kids under 5
(4:35 mins) What are all these screens doing to my child’s brain?
What’s happening in your teen’s brain and why it can make them unreasonable
Teenagers undergo a massive period of brain development in which their frontal cortex basically ‘shuts for renovations,’ as neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis, says. In this video, Nathan talks us through…
Is it okay to hand over my phone if my child tells me they’re bored?
(5:30 mins) Dr Kristy dispels the myths and gives simple advice about whether it’s okay to give kids screens when they’re bored.
How much screen-time is healthy for my pre-schooler 2-5 years old?
Learn how much time is healthy for pre-schoolers to be spending on screens.
Teens and Depression – Why Teens are Vulnerable and What Parents Can Do
The brain changes that teenagers experience make them particularly vulnerable to depression. Knowing the different areas where this vulnerability occurs can help parents understand how best to support their adolescents…
How do I know if my child is being cyberbullied and what should I do if they are?
These days, bullying no longer stops at the school gate when a child is picked up - it follows them home. Rachel discusses what the signs are that your child…
What are some guilt-free (even educational) ideas for screen-time for pre-schoolers?
Learn some educational ways you can use screens with your pre-schooler.
What persona mask does your teen wear and how do we break through these to be able to see them for who they really are?