Letting kids quit activities
Quitting sounds negative, but kids should have space to try things and walk away when they don’t like it.
What is developmental trauma and how can kids recover from it?
When you’re caring for a child who’s experienced trauma, it’s helpful to understand some of the ways it can impact their brain development. Dr Vanessa Lapointe explains developmental trauma and…
Why you don’t need to worry if your child’s being aggressive
Seeing your child displaying or expressing aggression can be really confronting, but Dr Vanessa Lapointe says it’s a normal and healthy part of child development and nothing to worry about.
How to help your children build a network of safe people
In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about building a Safety Team with kids. Their Safety Team is a network of trusted…
Dads (and father figures, granddads, uncles, stepdads and other good blokes) are so important to raising healthy, happy children. This is a call to all father figures to celebrate Father's…
The magic of wire for play
Having a material like soft twist tie wire available can open up a whole new world of play for your kids!