What to do when your tween says they hate you
Big emotions can lead to harsh words, so separate the rules from your relationship to keep them in check.
Speaking to children without stupid questions
Do you find yourself asking your child questions and not receiving an answer? Teacher Tom discusses the notion of speaking to children with stupid questions and how we need to…
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.
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…
Teaching young children to ‘use their words’ when they’re upset
We'd all love our kids to 'use their words' when they're upset - learn expert tips for encouraging this in your child
What’s with the tween/teen attitude?
(7:40 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 do you do if your child refuses to go to school?
ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, has some suggestions for parents dealing with school refusal.
How To Cope With Backchatting and Rudeness
One of the most common problems parents face is backchatting or rudeness from their child. Maggie Dent discusses why this happens and what parents can do to stop this negative…
What to do when your teenagers muckup
It is inevitable that at some point your tween or teen will do something wrong. Often, it is not something a parent can control, but what you can control is…
All you need is Love – The Connection and Love Cup
Children don’t “attention seek”, they “connection seek” to fill their Love and Belonging Cup. You can download the 'Connection Plan' Sandi mentioned here. Find out more by watching the 'Guiding…
How to teach your child self control
Self control is an attribute that predicts success in school, work, relationships – life. Here’s how to teach self-control to kids. Find out more about ParentTV content for your Schoolzine…