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.
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 teach your child to support others who are being bullied
So what do you do as a parent when your child comes to you with the problem of someone else being bullied, or perhaps they have witnessed some disturbing or upsetting…
How to help children to make friends
Teaching children how to make friends is a really important life skill that they will carry into their adult years. Claire talks us through some great steps to teach our…
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.
Tweens and privacy – how much is too much?
(2:31 mins) As kids get older they deserve some privacy, but there's a process involved, based on trust.
What to do if your child is in fact being bullied in person or online
If your child is, in fact, being bullied, whether online or in person, what is the next step and how do you go about it in the right way?
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…
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.
All friendships have their ups and downs, but when it comes to toxic friendships, what do parents need to know and how can we teach our children about the damaging…
Do you make your child say I’m sorry?
Knowing how important it is for us to get along with others, we can become really focused on making sure our children mind their manners. This often includes making our…