What counsellors wish parents knew
Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents knew about kids and young people.
Why your child needs a positive disposition to themselves as a learner
The research tells us that children under the age of seven shouldn’t be focused on literacy and numeracy. Instead, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains, they should be in free play,…
Listening to and advocating for your child
How to hear your child and advocate for them with power and grace - co-depending and listening.
How to talk to your children about death
(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.
Are the brains of boys and girls different?
In this video, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis unpacks why we need to understand gender as non-binary, and what brain differences there actually are between males and females.
Play ideas with a 4-year-old
(2:14 mins) Play ideas with a 4-year-old
Preparing kids for a divorce
(4:11 mins) Going your separate ways? Here’s how to prepare the kids.
Building confidence in kids
(4:15 mins) We all want our children to be confident and capable, right?
What is counselling and how does it work?
We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…
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…
Children are not small adults
One of the mistakes parents often make is thinking of their growing children as though they were small adults. In this mindset, we can often, by downward extension, apply the…