Managing the boisterous bluster of 8 and 9-year-old boys
Claire discusses what causes the change in behaviour we need to be aware of in boys around this age. She talks through strategies on how to set your son on the right path to becoming a young man.
When friends fallout – a parent’s guide to tween friendships
(5:35 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 you need to know about 7 and 8 year old girls – when the social nastiness gets going
What is happening in our 7 and 8 year old girl's development that causes changes in behaviour around this age? Claire discusses what is going on in their brains and…
Helping your child navigate dating, relationships and break ups
Inevitably at some point in your child's life, they are going to enter the world of dating, relationships, and breakups. Here you can find out what you need to know…
How to help children to make friends
Teaching children how to make friends is a really important life skill that they will carry into their adult years. Claire talks us through some great steps to teach our…
How much is too much for after-school activities?
(4:07 mins) It's all about balance. No matter how much they do, kids need time to rest, play and get their homework done.
Boys and Mums – The tween years PART-2
(5:18 mins) Is your son/s approaching adolescence? Here’s how to stay connected while he gets tricky.
Helping tweens deal with disappointment
Disappointment forges strength, perseverance, and resilience, so we need to support our kids through challenges, not try and clear them out of the way.
How to help your teen create a healthy personal identity
During the teenage years is when children start to develop their own personal identity, separate from their parents. Dr Arne discusses the practical things that parents can do to encourage…
Talking About Puberty
Sexual Health Nurse Vanessa answers a ParentTV member's question: "My son who is 10 is starting to show signs of puberty smelly armpits, different emotions etc, Im wanting to know…
All friendships have their ups and downs, but when it comes to toxic friendships, what do parents need to know and how can we teach our children about the damaging…