Is your child being ‘naughty’ or just not coping
(3:30 mins) Labeling our children as ‘naughty’ and punishing them for a poor choice so often overlooks what might really be happening for them. Here’s how we can help better understand what’s going on for them, to support them to make better choices next time.
Using Rhythm to Manage Hyperactivity
Music Therapist Allison talks about how we can use music to encourage the change in a child's behaviour. This is particularly useful for children who are experiencing hyperactivity. Music Therapist…
What to do if you suspect your child has Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Music therapist and brain care specialist Allison Davies answers a ParentTV members question: "I have concerns that my 14 year old has signs of sensory processing disorder. Since birth he…
Why sharing is a big deal and what to do instead when your little one refuses
(4:13 mins) The title says it all! Let's talk about why making kids share isn't a big deal and how to practice genuine empathy at home.
When Kids Won’t Stop Whining
Maggie Dent discusses how to stop your child from whining. Maggie talks about how triggering whining can be for parents and what whining tells us about our children and their…
Angry Children – part 1
Does your child regularly lose their temper?
My kids make me crazy what’s up with that
In this video David looks at why parents feel so crazy when their kid's behave in certain ways. David also gives some great suggestions using a conscious attachment parenting framework…
When Teens Get it Wrong – How to Manage Teen Behaviour in Ways that Nurture Growth
All teenagers get it wrong sometimes. As parents, it’s important that we understand how to balance a strong emotional connection with solid boundaries to nurture their growth.
What’s with the tween/teen attitude?
(7:40 mins) 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’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…
What’s your biggest cup?
Learn about your families basic human needs and explore each person’s unique “needs profile”. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the Phoenix Cups' course here.