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.
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.
Why movement and play are crucial in childhood
(3:34 mins) Move it! Here’s why you should take those words very seriously in your home.
Play ideas with a 3-year-old
(2:22 mins) Play ideas with a 3-year-old
Four brains: The simple explanation of human brain development
Childhood is a journey in which each part of the brain slowly comes online. Nathan Wallis, neuroscience educator, talks us through the four-brain model, a simple way of understanding the…
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…
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…
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…
Mothers finding a Sisterhood
(4:39 mins) Mothers need each other. Here’s how to find your tribe.
More Merry, Less Mayhem at Christmas
These days there’s a lot of pressure to do everything LARGE including Christmas. In this video, parenting author and educator Maggie Dent challenges us all to turn the volume down…
When siblings really dislike each other
(3:43 mins) What do you when siblings take their rivalry beyond 'normal'?