We didn’t hear a thing
The entire family was asleep when intruders broke into our house. Trauma after a burglary is real. We felt violated and still have flashbacks.
Raising an emotionally intelligent child
Psychologists are warning parents the difference to raising an emotionally intelligent child lies in the reactions.
How much sleep do teens need?
Answer: It’s probably more—much more—than you think. And if your teen is sleeping all the time, there’s a surprising reason for that.
The one wrong thing we’ve all been teaching our kids
Many of us think encouraging and helping our kids to chase their passion and to be happy is the ultimate parenting goal. We may be wrong.
When your child says “I’m fat”
If your child asks you if they are fat, or tells you that someone called them fat, resist the urge to say “You’re not fat! You’re beautiful.”
How to talk to kids about the floods
Children can be impacted by floods in a variety of ways. Here are some tips on how parents can help children affected or worried about floods.
Raising strong daughters in the 21st century
Two leading parenting writers—Maggie Dent and Madonna King—share the problems our girls face today, and the secret to raising strong daughters.
The attempts at work-life balance . . . I came unstuck
I was a health professional with years of experience supporting mums—but even I hit burnout in my motherhood experience. Here are seven things I learned.
Mum of school-aged girls? Watch out
Girls are doing worse than boys when it comes to their general wellbeing at school, a new study reveals.
How to talk to children about the Russia-Ukraine war
We chat with a child psychologist about her top tips on answering your kids’ questions about the Russia-Ukraine war.
Anxiety in children
Anxiety in children have grown to become the second highest mental health issue they face. How can parents recognise if their children have anxiety disorders and what can they do about it?
How to keep Christmas preparations realistic
We asked psychologist Collett Smart for her best holiday season tips to help keep Christmas preparations realistic and fun!