Is your child being ‘naughty’ or just not coping
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.
How to manage tantrums in public
(6:28 mins) Learn how to gently support your child's tantrums in public without feeling ashamed or the "bad guy"!
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.
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…
What sort of rewards or incentives can I give my child?
Primary School principal, Andrew Oberthur, talks us through his guidelines for appropriate use of incentives, affirmations and rewards for kids.
What if my child has bullying behaviours
This is possibly one of the hardest things to face as a parent, but how you react and deal with the situation can make all the difference!
Teenage Flare-Ups: Why They Happen and How to Deal With Them
The incomplete development of the teenage brain means they'll often misinterpret everyday communication. Understanding this as parents can help us to communicate more effectively with our adolescents and reduce the…
The four ‘Heys’ of technology
Parent TV expert and Behavioural Specialist, Jason Gibson, has some strategic advice on understanding and being involved in your child’s tech use and behaviour and building your family ‘technology team’.
Alternatives to punishments and rewards
Teacher Tom explores how punishments and rewards work in a child's mind and the concept of 'natural consequences'.
Teaching young children to ‘use their words’ when they’re upset
We'd all love our kids to 'use their words' when they're upset - learn expert tips for encouraging this in your child
Why Teens Will Often Be Driven Towards Risky Behaviour (Sexting, Drinking etc) and What Parents Can Do
Did you know the human brain is not fully developed until about the age of 24? In this video, Karen Young discusses what is happening in the brains of teenagers,…