Why movement and play are crucial in childhood
There are many reasons why movement, music and unstructured play are essential for very young children’s healthy development – and many ways to incorporate them into your children’s days.
Helping your teen make wise decisions
What do you do when your child gets to an age where they want to start making their own decisions...staying out late, going to parties etc? How do we work…
Defusing Your Anger as a Parent – The Parental Pause
(5:08 mins) Want to know a simple strategy to defuse your anger when you’re losing it with your kids?
Helping kids cope with disappointment at school
Disappointment is a hard but important lesson for kids to learn, says ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, and an essential experience for building resilience.
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…
How a growth mindset can be developed through play
(3:03 mins) How a growth mindset can be developed through play
Coronavirus for Parents
As schools and childcare centres around the world close their doors in response to the coronavirus, it can be easy to think of it like a summer holiday, or some…
Preparing children for a death
(3:44 mins) When someone your children loves is going to die, how can you prepare them?
Parenting Young People When Tragedy Strikes
One of the most uncertain times in parenting is knowing how to respond to your young person when tragedy strikes.
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.
How to find your way when your kid is losing their mind
It can be hard when your child is losing their mind to not jump into with them and also lose your mind. The science of child development tells us that…