Tweens and privacy – how much is too much?
As kids get older they deserve some privacy, but there’s a process involved, based on trust.
Helping children make friends
(3:46 mins) Making and keeping friends can be a challenge even for adults. How can we help our kids?
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…
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.
5 Ways To Grow Your Child’s Social and Emotional Brain
It is one thing to know how to grow your child’s physical self, but what about growing their hearts and souls? Here Dr. Vanessa talks about the aspects of social-emotional…
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.
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…
How do you grow up grateful kids
We all want to grow up kids who are full of gratitude rather than full of the greeduy-gimmee’s. The most important thing to know in this is that gratitude is…
What to do if your child is in fact being bullied in person or online
If your child is, in fact, being bullied, whether online or in person, what is the next step and how do you go about it in the right way?
When friends fallout – a parent’s guide to tween friendships
The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn't mean parents can't put some limits in place to make life more livable.
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…