Perfectionism in children
(3:22 mins) Unfortunately our modern world is making perfectionism a more and more common trait in our children (and parents to be frank!). Here’s how to encourage your kids to fail, experience disappointment, and how to help them develop a flexible mindset that helps them be resilient in life.
How to talk to your children about death
(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.
Preparing children for a death
(3:44 mins) When someone your children loves is going to die, how can you prepare them?
Handling goodbyes / separation anxiety at childcare or school
Expert tips for handling those tricky drop-offs as you help your child settle into childcare or school
What is anxiety and why are children experiencing it?
What is anxiety and what does it look like in a child, both physically and mentally? Allison discusses the signs to look for and causes for the increase of anxiety…
Checking in on your child’s Emotional Wellbeing
There are many things that can impact on a child's emotional wellbeing. One thing, in particular, is actually the emotional wellbeing of their friends. In this video, Brooke discusses how…
Understanding the causes of mental health issues in young people
There has been a significant increase in mental health issues in children and young people and Kids Helpline is seeing this every day. Amanda explains some of the causes of…
Teens and Depression – The Warning Signs and What to Do
Are you concerned your teenager might be depressed, or heading that way? Here's a great overview of what to look out for in your teen's behaviour and mood that signal…
The impact of mind and body connection in helping with anxiety
What role does sleep, diet and exercise play in childhood anxiety and why is important to be aware of the mind and body connection?
How to heal the brains of traumatised children
When a child has experienced trauma, it’s important to build their brain from the bottom up to help them heal. In this video, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains what each…
Teens and Depression – Why Teens are Vulnerable and What Parents Can Do
The brain changes that teenagers experience make them particularly vulnerable to depression. Knowing the different areas where this vulnerability occurs can help parents understand how best to support their adolescents…