The danger of speaking to children with commands
This video helps analyse how it is you speak to your child and how changing your approach can help improve your child’s behaviour.
Why does my child throw techno-tantrums?
Kristy explains the neuroscience behind why your child throws techno-tantrums. Unlike regular’ tantrums, techno-tantrums persist way past three years of age. There’s nothing ‘wrong’ with your child and no, it…
Alternatives to punishments and rewards
Teacher Tom explores how punishments and rewards work in a child's mind and the concept of 'natural consequences'.
When Teens Get it Wrong – How to Manage Teen Behaviour in Ways that Nurture Growth
All teenagers get it wrong sometimes. As parents, it’s important that we understand how to balance a strong emotional connection with solid boundaries to nurture their growth.
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…
How to use evidence based punishment techniques
(6:29 mins) Let's have a chat about what punishment actually means in the world of behaviour science. By looking at examples of real punishment that we use daily without noticing can draw a light onto how punishment doesn't have to be the enemy.
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!
What do you do if your child refuses to go to school?
ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, has some suggestions for parents dealing with school refusal.
How to make a plan for technology
Behavioural Specialist, Jason Gibson, talks about how making a plan with your child or teen to guide your responses when something goes wrong can be hugely beneficial to you both.
Three Reasons parents don’t address problematic technology use
Jason Gibson has met many families where kids’ tech use has spiralled out of control and become a major problem. Here’s how it happens and what to do about it.
Using Rhythm to Manage Hyperactivity
Music Therapist Allison talks about how we can use music to encourage the change in a child's behaviour. This is particularly useful for children who are experiencing hyperactivity. Music Therapist…