Teaching Your Kids About Good CharacterParenting

Teaching Your Kids About Good Character

Every day, in any number of situations, our children are looking for clues about our character, watching to see if…

“Leave Them Alone and They’ll Come Home”Parenting

“Leave Them Alone and They’ll Come Home”

Should we as parents accept the inevitability of losing connection with our kids when they become teens, or can we…

4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised AgeParenting

4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

Here’s how parents can maintain healthy conversations with their teens, taken from the book, They’ll Be Okay written by psychologist,…

Dads & Their Teenage DaughtersParenting

Dads & Their Teenage Daughters

A father’s role is critical in helping his daughter navigate the uncertainties of adolescence. Here are 4 insights for dads.

Teaching Teens About Healthy DisagreementParenting

Teaching Teens About Healthy Disagreement

Four practical tips you can use to help young people resist the ‘for us or against us’ dichotomies and instead,…

The ‘Gift’ of COVIDRelationships

The ‘Gift’ of COVID

The ‘gift of COVID’ is that many of us have experienced new and positive ways of living, thinking, working and…

Social Media P Plates for TeensLifestyle

Social Media P Plates for Teens

Author Robert Garrett suggests looking for these four areas of competence before giving teens their ‘P Plates’ for social media.

3 Habits to Develop Healthy Parental DowntimeParenting

3 Habits to Develop Healthy Parental Downtime

Parenting involves sacrifice. Whether it’s getting up early to take them to their game or going without in order to…

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…