Parenting on the same page as your partner
Getting aligned with your partner can be tough. But it can make family life easier. Here’s some ideas to parent on the same page.
Helping kids cope with change
Brooke from Kids Helpline talks through how children respond to change and what parents can do to help a child who is going through a period of change.
Four brains: The simple explanation of human brain development
Childhood is a journey in which each part of the brain slowly comes online. Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks us through the four-brain model, a simple way of understanding the…
What to say instead of be careful
We are all guilty of telling our children to be careful, but when we say this to a child, how do they interpret what we are saying?
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…
Listening to and advocating for your child
How to hear your child and advocate for them with power and grace - co-depending and listening.
Why your child (and teen) is ruled by emotion over logic
When your child is between two and eight, and again in adolescence, they’re ruled by their frontal cortex, or feeling brain. Neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis, explains what this means for…
How you can have more fun with your kids… why we all need to lighten up
(5:23 mins) Ever heard the expression that parenting is all joy and no fun?
Raising hopeful kids in a world of negative news
Our children are often impacted negatively by unfortunate world events thanks to modern technology. So what is the best approach to a child who is fearing the worst from our…
Why your child needs a positive disposition to themselves as a learner
The research tells us that children under the age of seven shouldn’t be focused on literacy and numeracy. Instead, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains, they should be in free play,…
When siblings really dislike each other
(3:43 mins) What do you when siblings take their rivalry beyond 'normal'?