We’re living in unprecedented times. Offices are shut, streets are increasingly empty, and some people are locking themselves away. The uncertainty that we are grappling with is challenging enough for us as adults, but it’s also hard on our children. Continue reading “My Child is Struggling Because Everything Is Being Cancelled”
The 20th of March is International Day of Happiness, which has been declared and celebrated by the United Nations since 2012. It’s the day that recognises that happiness is a fundamental human goal. Continue reading “5 Ways to Promote Happiness in Your Family”
Eli is eight years old. He has been diagnosed with depression. And, like it is for anyone with this diagnosis, depression is a daily battle for Eli. His father is essentially absent. His single mother is single-handedly raising three children, working full-time, and trying to do the impossible; stay calm and level while doing it all. Continue reading “Helping Your Child with Depression”
You’ve been on the sidelines of the netball court (or soccer pitch, etc) cheering and encouraging. Continue reading “Winning Or Losing: How To Handle A Bad Sport”
“Excess screen time has reduced our attention span to eight seconds, one less than that of a goldfish.”
The ongoing bushfires around Australia are extraordinary. We’ve all seen them. Too many have experienced them or had close encounters, either personally or through a friend or loved one.
Have you ever watched what happens when your child or teen is upset, sad, or challenged?