Raising Optimistic Kids
How can we help our children become more optimistic in the face of challenges and in life in general?
Why should kids be encouraged to take risks?
In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about why it’s important for parents to encourage their kids to take risks in their…
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…
Teaching kids about consent
In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about the importance of teaching children consent and allowing them autonomy over their bodies.
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.
What is counselling and how does it work?
We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…
How to talk to your child and get them to open up
Amanda from Kids Helpline shares her tips for talking to children, tweens and teens in a way that makes them feel safe and comfortable to open up about what they…
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…
Family Relationships – connecting, communicating and resolving conflict
Young people are figuring out how to connect, communicate and resolve conflict with their families. How do we model healthy conflict resolution to our children, and also give them permission…
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.
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.