Teenage Flare-Ups: Why They Happen and How to Deal With Them
The incomplete development of the teenage brain means they’ll often misinterpret everyday communication. Understanding this as parents can help us to communicate more effectively with our adolescents and reduce the number of flare-ups or arguments we have with them.
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…
What’s happening in your teen’s brain and why it can make them unreasonable
Teenagers undergo a massive period of brain development in which their frontal cortex basically ‘shuts for renovations,’ as neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis, says. In this video, Nathan talks us through…
What is overwhelm and why are our children experiencing it? Allison looks at triggers and solutions to help your child through these experiences.
Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up
Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…
I’ve got the Power – The Mastery Cup
Children who need power and recognition have creative ways of getting it. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding Behaviour with the Phoenix Cups' course here.
My kids make me crazy what’s up with that
In this video David looks at why parents feel so crazy when their kid's behave in certain ways. David also gives some great suggestions using a conscious attachment parenting framework…
Why does my child throw techno-tantrums?
(8:52 mins) Understand why your child throws a tantrum when you ask them to turn off the phone, gaming console or TV.
The Teen Tipping Point
When our children become teenagers there is so much going on in their world! Maggie discusses how we as parents can work with them to make sure we aren't pushing…
How to help your teen create a healthy personal identity
During the teenage years is when children start to develop their own personal identity, separate from their parents. Dr Arne discusses the practical things that parents can do to encourage…
What if my child has bullying behaviours
This is possibly one of the hardest things to face as a parent, but how you react and deal with the situation can make all the difference!