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Toddler + Preschool
Sunshine, free time and a bunch of mates. Sounds idyllic! Help teens create great memories while staying safe.
How to apply an aircraft safety message to the mental well-being of your whānau.
Navigating risk is an important life skill, so here are some ideas for talking to kids about safety.
Old phone, new phone, smart phone, dumb phone. A guide to supporting kids to have a phone and use it wisely.
It might feel every kind of awkward, but the best thing we can do is create a space where our kids know they can talk to us about anything.
It's vitally important we encourage our teens to think about what they could do to look after themselves and others when faced with high-risk situations.
Kids may have big feelings about returning to school. Suggestions from a psychologist on how we can support them.
Three tips to help your family to navigate through disastrous and downright frightening news and events.
When our kids are struggling at school, it's hard to know when to step in - and what those steps should look like!
Classification labels and timebands are there to help parents navigate safe viewing for kids. But what do they mean?
In a rapidly-changing world, digital technology has made everything more accessible. This means children are being exposed to porn and parents need to know how to protect them.
Parenting coach and author Jenny Hale shares her top tips for parenting success – stay Kind, Firm and Calm.
Big feelings can cause big behaviours – moments that call for a fresh parenting approach. Psychologist Katherine Tarr explains the theory and practice of emotion coaching.
Kids choose some choice words sometimes. Here are some tips for tackling swearing.
No matter how ‘messy’ the breakdown of a relationship, there are a few key strategies that can make the journey significantly smoother for your kids.
Giving our kids gifts can be delightful. It can also be expensive and even fraught with disappointment. A few good chats in the lead up can really help.
Attachment can mean a lot of things in parenting. Here we take a closer look at a theory of human relationships – specifically how children develop a close relationship with at least one caregiver.
Bad news is a fact of life, but how much should we let our kids in on this reality? What do we let them see/hear/read and how do we help them process what they’ve heard?
Relationships act as a buffer against stress. We can boost the buffer we provide for our kids by prioritising our own emotional well-being.
How do we raise kids who'll do the right thing, even when nobody is watching? Psychologist Katherine Tarr explains self-determination theory and how to apply it in our parenting.
Encouragement and fresh ideas for those of us still doing school at the dining table.
Tricky behaviours! Talking about what’s really going on below the surface can help make everyone feel – and behave – better.
First, take a look at what the causes could be, and second, have some good questions up your sleeve to engage in helpful conversations.
When confronting headlines and traumatic events reach our kids, how do we support them with the right information at just the right time?