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.
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…
Listening to and advocating for your child
How to hear your child and advocate for them with power and grace - co-depending and listening.
Play ideas with a 5-year-old
Play for five-year-olds play is still a very important part of their development. Although they may be at preschool or school during the day, they still need opportunities and the…
How storytelling works magic with your kids
Do you share stories of your childhood or teenage years with your children? Dr Arne talks through how sharing your childhood experiences (the good and the bad) with your kids…
When anger turns physical
(5:50 mins) What do we do when our kids start lashing out in anger.
Why movement and play are crucial in childhood
(3:34 mins) Move it! Here’s why you should take those words very seriously in your home.
What to say instead of be careful
We are all guilty of telling our children to be careful, but when we say this to a child, how do they interpret what we are saying?
Family Relationships – connecting, communicating and resolving conflict
Young people are figuring out how to connect, communicate and resolve conflict with their families. How do we model healthy conflict resolution to our children, and also give them permission…
What does a neuroscience expert want his grandchildren to do to boost their brains?
Nathan Wallis is a renowned neuroscience educator, but as a dad, he’d only just began to learn about the brain. In this video, Nathan, who’s now a grandfather, shares what…
Helping kids cope with change
Brooke from Kids Helpline talks through how children respond to change and what parents can do to help a child who is going through a period of change.