Why you should do nothing when your child says I’m bored
(3:28 mins) All parents are familiar with the phrase “I’m bored”. In this video I share with you why it’s a great thing that your kids get bored and why you should do absolutely nothing when they say this.
What counsellors wish parents knew
Amanda from Kids Help Line discusses the top three things the counsellors at Kids Helpline wish that parents knew about kids and young people.
What is counselling and how does it work?
We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…
How to talk to your child and get them to open up
Amanda from Kids Helpline shares her tips for talking to children, tweens and teens in a way that makes them feel safe and comfortable to open up about what they…
Helping your child navigate dating, relationships and break ups
Inevitably at some point in your child's life, they are going to enter the world of dating, relationships, and breakups. Here you can find out what you need to know…
Family Relationships – connecting, communicating and resolving conflict
Young people are figuring out how to connect, communicate and resolve conflict with their families. How do we model healthy conflict resolution to our children, and also give them permission…
What kids wish parents knew
Kids Helpline speaks to kids of all ages each day and have seen a theme of three main things kids want their parents to know about them.
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.
How to relate to your kids so that they get that you love them
Did you know that there are six stages of attachment that all children ideally progress through in the first six years of life? Not experiencing one or more of these…
Raising Optimistic Kids
How can we help our children become more optimistic in the face of challenges and in life in general?
Raising hopeful kids in a world of negative news
Our children are often impacted negatively by unfortunate world events thanks to modern technology. So what is the best approach to a child who is fearing the worst from our…