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.
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…
When anger turns physical
(5:50 mins) What do we do when our kids start lashing out in anger.
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…
How attachment caregiving helps rewire the brains of traumatised foster kids
A 2005 Child Development study showed that an attachment-based caregiving approach to looking after traumatised foster children is instrumental in healing their brains. Dr Vanessa Lapointe explains how and why…
Why it’s important to honour your child
One of the most special sit-down conversations with your teen should be one that Dr Arne refers to as 'the honouring'. Learn what it means to honour your child, why this…
Understanding your child’s personality
By understanding which temperament traits your child has been born with, you can help them reach their full potential.
Connecting with your kids
(3:57 mins) My four evidence-based tips for staying connected when your kids seem hell-bent on pushing your buttons!
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…
What counsellors wish parents knew
Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents knew about kids and young people.
The parent tech squad
When you’re trying to work with your kids on the issue of technology, it can be helpful to have a team to call on for backup. Those people are your…