Out of control toddlers
Here’s how to help sort this out without making your child feel they are ‘wrong’ or ‘bad’ and how to help them learn new ways of expressing their feelings.
When kids silliness becomes too much
Being silly is a natural and fun part of childhood. But what about when it just doesn’t stop and results in you not being able to get out the door…
Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up
Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…
Alternatives to punishments and rewards
Teacher Tom explores how punishments and rewards work in a child's mind and the concept of 'natural consequences'.
Building an outdoor cubby
In this video, Lukas Ritson shows us how his kids are learning resourcefulness, self-reliance, independence and social skills through building an outdoor cubby with stuff from around the house.
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…