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 world? Maggie shares her tips.
What does a neuroscience expert want his grandchildren to do to boost their brains?
Nathan Wallis is a renowned neuroscience educator, but as a dad, he’d only just began to learn about the brain. In this video, Nathan, who’s now a grandfather, shares what…
Why movement and play are crucial in childhood
(3:34 mins) Move it! Here’s why you should take those words very seriously in your home.
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 your teen make wise decisions
What do you do when your child gets to an age where they want to start making their own decisions...staying out late, going to parties etc? How do we work…
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 kids wish parents knew
Kids Helpline speaks to kids of all ages each day and have seen a theme of three main things kids want their parents to know about them.
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…
When Do Kids Learn To Play Independently?
Parenting expert Claire answers a ParentTV member's question: " My oldest, 4 and 1/2 year old daughter (lamb) still is unable to play on her own. She constantly needs someone to…
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…
Defusing Your Anger as a Parent – The Parental Pause
(5:08 mins) Want to know a simple strategy to defuse your anger when you’re losing it with your kids?