Bibs & bobs — 18 November 2019 1 min read
Want better lung health for your child? Avoid this | New research on teens, social media and anxiety | Avoid speaking like this if you want your teen to listen
How superheroes can help when teaching empathy to kids 2 min read
Despite their flaws or weaknesses (because they all still have those), true superheroes choose altruism over the pursuit of personal wealth and power.
How to bond with your adopted child 4 min read
It’s been said that it takes a good person to love their own child well, but a different type of person entirely to love someone else’s child.
7 surprisingly countercultural parenting tips that work 5 min read
“It takes a village to raise a child,” so goes the African proverb. But what if that village, including schools, peers, media and the culture at large, goes strongly and blatantly against your principles?
Bibs & bobs — 22 September 2019 1 min read
The secret to happy arguing | The surprisingly simple solution to stop kids from bullying | Worried about your teen's health? Look at when they're sleeping
The surprising solution to your step-parenting problems 5 min read
Let’s start with that fundamental reality—you are not liked and not accepted. How do you deal with that with grace, kindness and respect for the child?
Looking beyond the now 4 min read
When I look at what is happening right now, it's effortless to get caught in the trap of thinking there is no hope. Then things like this happen . . .
How you can get through to your teenager without even talking 3 min read
Coaching our teens to help them communicate both with us and with themselves is such an important role for parents, but what do you do with a silent teenager?
Bibs & bobs — 8 September 2019 1 min read
The secret to doing well at school | Breakthrough in postnatal depression cure | Teenager lacking independence? It could be your fault 😦