Monday 8 Apr 2019 · Parenting
Bullying is a difficult experience for kids to tackle - but there are some good responses parents can teach them that will set them up for life.
Monday 18 Feb 2019 · Parenting
Most adults will see things on this list that even they could work on improving! Social skills develop with practice and can also decay with neglect.
Friday 11 Jan 2019 · Finance and Business
The world our children will work in needs them to be willing to discard the way things have always been in order to try new things.
Thursday 10 Jan 2019 · Parenting
Limits for teens need to be about their safety, not control. But if you have a teenager being reckless, a curfew can get you through that difficult season.
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Thursday 27 Dec 2018 · Parenting
Not everyone has a fabulous trip every school holidays. Plenty of other families have a quiet day ahead, just like yours.
Monday 3 Sep 2018 · Parenting
Finishing school carries a lot of stress for teenagers. Where they’ve had some depression, anxiety or other mental ill-health, Year 12 can be too much.
Friday 20 Jul 2018 · Parenting
Use these signs to start a conversation and even to prepare yourself. When kids quit a sport, parents go through change too.
Monday 16 Jul 2018 · Parenting
Know a young person in the grip of depression, anxiety or another mental health issue? Here are some little things you can do today to build that young person up.
Tuesday 12 Jun 2018 · Health and Wellbeing
Coping skills are those things we do to manage stress and anxiety. The trick is to find strategies that not only help you cope with a crisis, but carry you through it as well.
Saturday 5 May 2018 · Parenting
There’s nothing wrong with giving advice. But there is a right way and wrong way to give advice to teenagers, if you want to have a relationship where they value your opinion.
Tuesday 6 Mar 2018 · Parenting
With the adventure of adolescence before them, 12 year olds are still close enough for parents to model a grown up life and not too distasteful to be dismissed as out of touch.
Monday 26 Feb 2018 · Parenting
Having your child use public transport for the first time without you is one of those moments that can creep up on a parent. Some rules of thumb will help you decide whether they're ready.