Raising Optimistic Kids
How can we help our children become more optimistic in the face of challenges and in life in general?
The importance of mentors in your child’s life
Does your tween or teen child have a mentor? Dr Arne explores who a mentor is, what role they play in your child's life and why this is so important.
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.
(3:53 mins) Sometimes the world can be a harsh place for our sensitive children.
Every Single Cell Song
Allison’s made this video especially for kids to teach them a reassuring and catchy sung mantra. ‘Melody activates the limbic system which allows us to feel, experience and move our…
How you can have more fun with your kids… why we all need to lighten up
(5:23 mins) Ever heard the expression that parenting is all joy and no fun?
What to do when your child asks you for a smart phone
The conversation with your kids about getting them new tech devices is already a very familiar one to many parents. Jason Gibson has some suggestions for how to make those…
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…
Helping Children cope with Death
(4:20 mins) When someone your children loves dies, here are some of the things which are good to know.
Calming anxious kids
(5:30 mins) Anxiety is not an enemy state… but we need to get a handle on it.
Connecting with kids – building love bridges
(6:10 mins) Quality time can be a rare commodity for today's busy parents.