Monday 24 Aug 2020 · Parenting
A father’s role is critical in helping his daughter navigate the uncertainties of adolescence. Here are 4 insights for dads.
Thursday 20 Aug 2020 · Parenting
In this article Dr Justin Coulson explains how you can speak to your teen in a way that they’ll be more likely to listen to you.
Friday 14 Aug 2020 · Parenting
Adolescent psychologist, teacher and parenting expert Collett Smart explains 'lighthouse parenting', a term coined by US paediatrician Dr Kenneth Ginsburg.
Tuesday 4 Aug 2020 · Parenting
We’ve all had that conversation about those families who go out for dinner and then stare at their screens rather than one another.
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Thursday 30 Jul 2020 · Parenting
Studies show that beginning at about the age of three, kids begin lying to conceal things they have done wrong and will readily lie to avoid punishment.
Friday 24 Jul 2020 · Parenting
When things go wrong, 'fun' children tend to look for the good, rather than dwell on the bad, and they're more adaptable in situations that aren’t perfect.
Friday 17 Jul 2020 · Parenting
Dr Justin Coulson highlights three things for every parent to teach their children about: social media, body safety, and pornography.
Thursday 16 Jul 2020 · Parenting
Family traditions help life make sense to our children. They provide predictability, a sense of security, and help kids feel that they fit in somewhere.
Thursday 9 Jul 2020 · Parenting
Take a deep breath and quit comparing...even to your own expectations! You don’t have to be flawless to be the mum that your children need.
Wednesday 8 Jul 2020 · Parenting
How do we balance the troubles that come from boredom with the challenges that come from over-scheduling? Dr Justin Coulson shares his insights.
Friday 3 Jul 2020 · Parenting
What do you do when you get to the point of complete exhaustion? Don’t ignore the signs of overtiredness, here are 17 tips to recover quickly.
Thursday 2 Jul 2020 · Parenting
Dealing with depression in our children is confronting. If you suspect your child might be depressed, here are some steps you can take.