Preparing children for a death
(3:44 mins) Here are some ways to use ‘anticipatory grief’ to help children process the forthcoming loss, and some things parents who are terminally ill can do to support their children during this difficult transition.
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 Suicide in young people
Suicide is a very tricky topic to understand and talk about as there is a lot of stigma and misinformation out there about it. Amanda from Kids Helpline discusses everything…
Reducing Anxiety In Kids with Mindfulness and Meditation
We hear a lot about mindfulness and meditation these days, but what is it, how can we teach these skills to our children and together, how can we use them…
Different types of anxiety that present in children and when to get help
Learn about the different ways that anxiety presents in kids and when to seek professional help
Children are not small adults
One of the mistakes parents often make is thinking of their growing children as though they were small adults. In this mindset, we can often, by downward extension, apply the…
Does birth order really matter? Here’s what neuroscience can tell us
Statistically, we know that firstborn children usually go on to become the highest-qualified and biggest earners of the siblings. But why? Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks us through the neuroscience…
Why you need to encourage your child to question authority
This video looks at how by questioning authority, our children are learning things in their own way.
Ways to really listen so your child shares more
Ever asked the kids how their day was and had no response? Here are ways to find out what’s really going on in your child’s life.
How To Handle A Toddler
Midwife Cath gives insight into toddlers and why they behave the way they do, as well as some tips and tricks to help encourage cooperation.
How Predictability Helps Children Function
Predictability for your child is more than just a routine. Allison discusses how creating a predictable environment for your child can help mould their behaviour and brain function.