All friendships have their ups and downs, but when it comes to toxic friendships, what do parents need to know and how can we teach our children about the damaging impact of these friendships?
How much is too much for after-school activities?
(4:07 mins) It's all about balance. No matter how much they do, kids need time to rest, play and get their homework done.
What to do if bullying doesn’t stop
So what is a parent to do if the bullying doesn't stop? You've informed the school and are working with your child, but what if this is not enough? Rachel…
Managing the boisterous bluster of 8 and 9-year-old boys
Claire discusses what causes the change in behaviour we need to be aware of in boys around this age. She talks through strategies on how to set your son on…
Helping tweens deal with disappointment
Disappointment forges strength, perseverance, and resilience, so we need to support our kids through challenges, not try and clear them out of the way.
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!
Strengthening Teens Against Peer Pressure
Peer pressure is a very normal part of adolescence. As parents, there are things we can do to help our children withstand some of these pressures.
What you need to know about 7 and 8 year old girls – when the social nastiness gets going
What is happening in our 7 and 8 year old girl's development that causes changes in behaviour around this age? Claire discusses what is going on in their brains and…
Parenting Lambs – our more sensitive kids
(3:56 mins) Have you got a sensitive, shy ‘lamb’ in your family? Here’s some tips for supporting them.
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 bullying is and what bullying isn’t
What is a parent to do when their child comes home and says they have been bullied? The very first thing a parent needs to do is asses the situation…