Raising Optimistic Kids
How can we help our children become more optimistic in the face of challenges and in life in general?
Calming anxious kids
(5:30 mins) Anxiety is not an enemy state… but we need to get a handle on it.
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 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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
Don’t take your kid’s behaviour personally!
David Loyst talks us through using consciousness to become aware and manage our internal states so we can feel what is going on inside our child.
Encouraging kids to think in shades of grey, not just black and white
In this video, Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks about helping kids who see things in black and white (or right and wrong) to think more creatively, and see shades of…