Wednesday 12 Feb 2020 · Parenting
I am consistently being told by parents that they want to raise kids who are strong, independent thinkers. They want to raise leaders.
Friday 31 Jan 2020 · Parenting
It’s time to move beyond the conversation about ‘screen time’ and talk instead about the interplay between technology and wellbeing.
Tuesday 14 Jan 2020 · Parenting
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?
Friday 10 Jan 2020 · Parenting
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.
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Monday 9 Dec 2019 · Parenting
Wearable trackers like the Fitbit, Garmin and Moove are gaining significant market-share with children. But are activity trackers good for our children?
Friday 29 Nov 2019 · Parenting
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.
Wednesday 20 Nov 2019 · Parenting
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.
Tuesday 12 Nov 2019 · 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.
Tuesday 5 Nov 2019 · Parenting
Australia doesn’t have much of a dating culture. We tend to see teens with boyfriends or girlfriends. But dating… not so much.
Thursday 24 Oct 2019 · Parenting
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.