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Wednesday 20 Mar 2019 · Parenting
Children and young people are often distressed after tragic events occurring in the news. Collett Smart has compiled 10 tips for parents and carers.
Thursday 14 Mar 2019 · Parenting
We can’t put internet-resistant shields up in our backyards—so we asked psychologist Tony Ritchie for tips on protecting kids from the worst of the web.
Wednesday 13 Mar 2019 · Parenting
To help parents respond to children who have been scared by a fictional character in a movie or online, we chat to clinical psychologist Tony Ritchie.
Tuesday 12 Mar 2019 · Parenting
One of the latest internet memes that's got parents worried is “Momo”, based on an image of a spooky face. Here's how a parent and a psychologist responded.
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Monday 4 Mar 2019 · Parenting
Safety tips that you can make fun that will give your kids the confidence to interact with strangers safely and without fear or worry.
Monday 25 Feb 2019 · Parenting
Often a previously sweet child turns into a rebellious young person. Father of 3 teens, Dr Justin Coulson explores how to get through the teen years.
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 15 Feb 2019 · Parenting · Hope Afternoons
Listen: Author Nicki Jeffery chats with Katrina Roe about her experience of postnatal depression, and how she journeyed through it to the other side.
Wednesday 13 Feb 2019 · Parenting · Hope Mornings
Collett Smart's 'They’ll Be Okay' is a guidebook to help parents have tricky conversations with their teens and help them develop healthy relationships.
Wednesday 6 Feb 2019 · Parenting
If your kids are back at school, or about to be, these ideas can help ease the transition from holiday time to school time.
Tuesday 29 Jan 2019 · Parenting
With smacking now being seen as less ‘acceptable’, the lashing out often takes the form of yelling. Here are four solutions to turn your anger around.
Friday 25 Jan 2019 · Parenting · Hope Mornings
Kids' sleepovers can be a minefield of too much sugar, too little sleep, worries about behaviour, and cranky kids the next day. These tips will help parents navigate the maze.