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Wednesday 17 Jul 2019 · Parenting
More than half of all Australia’s young people have experienced bullying using the web, smartphones or social media – and parents need to be more aware.
My daughter thinks it’s ok to say frigging as it’s not the “real” word. Recently one of my kids has learnt to express her anger by using her middle finger. How do I teach her that’s not ok?
Tuesday 16 Jul 2019 · Parenting
56% of Australians avoid calling people, choosing instead to text or send an instant message of some kind including teens who are an even lower percentage.
Wednesday 10 Jul 2019 · Parenting
Let’s face it though; yelling feels terrible. Most parents also admit it rarely works. And research shows it’s bad for our kids.
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Thursday 4 Jul 2019 · Parenting
Parenting and teens expert Michelle Mitchell returns to 96five with a new series of radio spots called Everyday Resilience.
Aussie dads say that they’d like to spend more time with their kids. How do we go about achieving a better ‘life balance’? Here’s some practical solutions.
Thursday 27 Jun 2019 · Parenting
I felt anxious, my identity slipping away. I was a do-er, I wasn’t someone who could sit on the couch, knowing dishes needed to be done.
Friday 21 Jun 2019 · Parenting
Study after study points to screen time as a significant predictor of decreased mental health in young people. Parents instinctively know this.
Tuesday 18 Jun 2019 · Parenting
The following six ideas are research-backed ways to help you be the best parent you can be, and also bring out the best in your children.
Tuesday 28 May 2019 · Parenting
Should you step in with other people’s kids? Using the right kind of communication can help you work through these situations.