Why it’s important to honour your child
One of the most special sit-down conversations with your teen should be one that Dr Arne refers to as ‘the honouring’. Learn what it means to honour your child, why this is so important and why it will help build your relationship with them.
Teaching kids about consent
In this video, Holly-ann Martin, Managing Director of Safe4Kids and child abuse prevention educator, talks about the importance of teaching children consent and allowing them autonomy over their bodies.
Parenting Roosters – our challenging kids
(4:09 mins) Got a strong-willed, feisty child in your house? Help is at hand.
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…
Why it’s important for kids to climb trees
(2:50 mins) Why it's important for kids to climb trees
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…
Discipline without damage doesn’t mean without limits, boundaries or growing up
Often times when people hear that children shouldn’t be given consequences or put in time out, but rather understood empathically and championed developmentally, they get worried! Usually the worry is…
The importance of mentors in your child’s life
Does your tween or teen child have a mentor? Dr Arne explores who a mentor is, what role they play in your child's life and why this is so important.
When Parents are absent
(4:30 mins) Does one of the parents in your house travel a lot for work or other reasons?
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.