What sort of rewards or incentives can I give my child?
Primary School principal, Andrew Oberthur, talks us through his guidelines for appropriate use of incentives, affirmations and rewards for kids.
What’s happening in your teen’s brain and why it can make them unreasonable
Teenagers undergo a massive period of brain development in which their frontal cortex basically ‘shuts for renovations,’ as neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis, says. In this video, Nathan talks us through…
When kids come home ‘naughty’ from other people’s houses
Ever had your child go off to a playdate or sleepover and come home with a bad attitude?
Help, my child is a runner!
Dr Vanessa answers a ParentTV members question: "Our 3-year-old is a fan of fleeing. It's almost as though his circle of security spans around the whole globe. He is well…
What to do when your tween says they hate you
(3:18 mins) Big emotions can lead to harsh words, so separate the rules from your relationship to keep them in check.
When does shyness become a problem?
Parenting expert Claire Orange talks through shyness in children, what to look out for and be concerned about, and ways that you can empower and boost a shy child's confidence.
Is your child being ‘naughty’ or just not coping
(3:30 mins) Are you missing something when you think your child is being ‘naughty’?
Using Music to Express Emotion
Music Therapist Allison talks about the importance of teaching children (and ourselves as adults) to move emotions so that we can better deal with them. Music is one of the…
Using Rhythm to Manage Hyperactivity
Music Therapist Allison talks about how we can use music to encourage the change in a child's behaviour. This is particularly useful for children who are experiencing hyperactivity. Music Therapist…
Connecting with your kids
(3:57 mins) My four evidence-based tips for staying connected when your kids seem hell-bent on pushing your buttons!
Angry Children – part 1
Does your child regularly lose their temper?