The fires have affected so many in this country. How do we help our children to feel reassured when they witness so much that can stoke fear and insecurity?
As parents, we see the behaviour, feel annoyed by it, and in many cases we try to shut it down. Maybe we argue with our child.
If you’ve got kids (and even if you don’t), you’re well aware that Christmas morning is the most hotly anticipated moment of the year.
Christmas time is here, a time when our children talk about all the things that Santa will bring them.
Wearable trackers like the Fitbit, Garmin and Moove are gaining significant market-share with children. But are activity trackers good for our children?
When you feel like you have people around you who are your people, it feels wonderful. But more than that, it makes you more resilient.
Have you heard of Panda parenting? It’s kind of different to Tiger Parenting. It’s a bit more like Lawnmower or Snow Plough parenting.
It’s an objective fact: one of our children is always going to better than another child at any given activity. One child might be academically sharper.
Australia doesn’t have much of a dating culture. We tend to see teens with boyfriends or girlfriends. But dating… not so much.
Research is clear. Dad matters. The more a dad is present and involved in his children’s lives in a positive way, the better the outcomes for everyone.