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.
Talking to children about suicide
(4:09 mins) How do you explain to a child that someone they love has died by suicide?
Don’t take your kid’s behaviour personally!
David Loyst talks us through using consciousness to become aware and manage our internal states so we can feel what is going on inside our child.
Balancing work and parenthood
The struggle is real! Discover an expert's views on how we can balance work and parenthood.
Is it okay to use screens on play dates?
Discover the risks of using digital devices on play dates and simple ideas to tackle this sometimes tricky situation.
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…
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.
Why you need to encourage your child to question authority
This video looks at how by questioning authority, our children are learning things in their own way.
What kids wish parents knew
Kids Helpline speaks to kids of all ages each day and have seen a theme of three main things kids want their parents to know about them.
When anger turns physical
(5:50 mins) What do we do when our kids start lashing out in anger.
Top Five Tips for Babies and Toddlers
In this video, Midwife Cath shares her Top Five Tips for parenting in the first 3 years. She covers swaddling and wrapping your baby and the importance of floor play.…