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.…

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.

Are Activity Trackers Good for Children?Parenting

Are Activity Trackers Good for Children?

Wearable trackers like the Fitbit, Garmin and Moove are gaining significant market-share with children. But are activity trackers good for…

Why Your Kids Need a TribeParenting

Why Your Kids Need a Tribe

When you feel like you have people around you who are your people, it feels wonderful. But more than that, it makes…

A Balanced Approach to ParentingParenting

A Balanced Approach to Parenting

Have you heard of Panda parenting? It’s kind of different to Tiger Parenting. It’s a bit more like Lawnmower or…

Navigating Your Children’s Unequal AbilitiesParenting

Navigating Your Children’s Unequal Abilities

It’s an objective fact: one of our children is always going to better than another child at any given activity.…

What to Say to Your Kids When They’re Going on Their First DateParenting

What to Say to Your Kids When They’re Going on Their First Date

Australia doesn’t have much of a dating culture. We tend to see teens with boyfriends or girlfriends. But dating… not…

Dads: How To Stay Connected With Your KidsParenting

Dads: How To Stay Connected With Your Kids

Research is clear. Dad matters. The more a dad is present and involved in his children’s lives in a positive…