What to do if bullying doesn’t stop
So what is a parent to do if the bullying doesn’t stop? You’ve informed the school and are working with your child, but what if this is not enough? Rachel discusses the next steps to take if the bullying is relentless and continues.
Helping children make friends
(3:46 mins) Making and keeping friends can be a challenge even for adults. How can we help our kids?
What bullying is and what bullying isn’t
What is a parent to do when their child comes home and says they have been bullied? The very first thing a parent needs to do is asses the situation…
Why children don’t tell anyone they are being bullied
Often by the time parents hear about the bullying that has been taken place, it has been going on for quite some time. This can lead to us as parents…
When friends fallout – a parent’s guide to tween friendships
(5:35 mins) The tween attitude is all about defining themselves, but that doesn't mean parents can't put some limits in place to make life more livable.
What to do about the socially anxious child?
When should parents be concerned about their child's social anxiety? Claire discusses the steps you can take to help your child when it comes to this difficult situation.
Parenting Lambs – our more sensitive kids
(3:56 mins) Have you got a sensitive, shy ‘lamb’ in your family? Here’s some tips for supporting them.
How to help your teen create a healthy personal identity
During the teenage years is when children start to develop their own personal identity, separate from their parents. Dr Arne discusses the practical things that parents can do to encourage…
Strengthening Teens Against Peer Pressure
Peer pressure is a very normal part of adolescence. As parents, there are things we can do to help our children withstand some of these pressures.
Managing the boisterous bluster of 8 and 9-year-old boys
Claire discusses what causes the change in behaviour we need to be aware of in boys around this age. She talks through strategies on how to set your son on…
How to gradually build independence in tweens
(5:09 mins) Becoming an adult takes practice, that starts in the tween years. It's the little things parents do that enable kids to build up the skills to look after themselves.