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.
Adolescents and friendships: What parents need to know
During the teen years, friendships and a need to belong become a very significant part of life. It's important to understand how real this is and how you can best…
Helping children make friends
Being able to help our children develop the capacity to foster authentic friendships is incredibly important. This video discusses the importance of creating opportunities to help children to make friends.
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…
How to gradually build independence in tweens
Becoming an adult takes practice, that starts in the tween years. It's the little things parents do that enable kids to build up the skills to look after themselves.