Perfectionism – Stealing Children’s Confidence and Responsibility?Parenting

Perfectionism – Stealing Children’s Confidence and Responsibility?

Sometimes the obsessive tendency for things to be ‘just so’ can undermine our goal to build confidence and responsibility into…

How To Raise A RebelParenting

How To Raise A Rebel

I am consistently being told by parents that they want to raise kids who are strong, independent thinkers. They want…

Do You Have Generational Gaps in Life-Skills?Parenting

Do You Have Generational Gaps in Life-Skills?

“If she missed out on learning to cook, what else had her mother failed to pass on? Because clearly, you…

5 Better Conversations To Have About ScreensParenting

5 Better Conversations To Have About Screens

It’s time to move beyond the conversation about ‘screen time’ and talk instead about the interplay between technology and wellbeing.

Teaching the Little Things, Like Swallowing Peas?Parenting

Teaching the Little Things, Like Swallowing Peas?

Unsurprisingly, it’s the little things that take you by surprise. Too late you discover the things you didn’t teach your kids. 

Talking to Children About the BushfiresParenting

Talking to Children About the Bushfires

The fires have affected so many in this country. How do we help our children to feel reassured when they…

Teaching Your Child the Art of Psychological FlexibilityParenting

Teaching Your Child the Art of Psychological Flexibility

As parents, we see the behaviour, feel annoyed by it, and in many cases we try to shut it down.…

Raising Confident Kids Who Love God: Darlene Zschech’s InsightsParenting

Raising Confident Kids Who Love God: Darlene Zschech’s Insights

In a recent interview with pastor and worship artist Darlene Zschech, we got talking about parenting, and raising the next…

You’re Taking Forever!!!Parenting

You’re Taking Forever!!!

If you’ve got kids (and even if you don’t), you’re well aware that Christmas morning is the most hotly anticipated…

The Santa ConversationParenting

The Santa Conversation

Christmas time is here, a time when our children talk about all the things that Santa will bring them.