Ways to really listen so your child shares more
Ever asked the kids how their day was and had no response? Here are ways to find out what’s really going on in your child’s life.
When Children Fear Death
(4:31 mins) Death is a tricky subject to navigate with our kids. But it’s important to talk about it.
(3:53 mins) Sometimes the world can be a harsh place for our sensitive children.
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…
How to talk to your child and get them to open up
Amanda from Kids Helpline shares her tips for talking to children, tweens and teens in a way that makes them feel safe and comfortable to open up about what they…
Preparing kids for a divorce
(4:11 mins) Going your separate ways? Here’s how to prepare the kids.
Defusing Your Anger as a Parent – The Parental Pause
(5:08 mins) Want to know a simple strategy to defuse your anger when you’re losing it with your kids?
Raising hopeful kids in a world of negative news
Our children are often impacted negatively by unfortunate world events thanks to modern technology. So what is the best approach to a child who is fearing the worst from our…
How to talk to your children about death
(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.
When Parents are absent
(4:30 mins) Does one of the parents in your house travel a lot for work or other reasons?
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…