Letting kids quit activities
Quitting sounds negative, but kids should have space to try things and walk away when they don’t like it.
My child thinks they’re dumb!
Every child is unique and has different gifts that they bring into this world however with formalised learning, it can be hard for children to not compare themselves or their…
Connecting with kids – building love bridges
In our time-poor world, quality time doesn’t always go to plan, especially as our children don’t necessarily want to work in with our ‘scheduled’ time together. The good news is…
What counsellors wish parents knew
Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents knew about kids and young people.
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.
Defusing your anger as a parent – The Parental Pause
Welcome to the "Parental Pause”… a simple strategy that can calm you down and defuse tricky situations in moments.