🎥 The most effective parenting style 1 min read
There are four types of parenting styles in the twenty-first century, and a number of studies on parenting styles have been conducted. The most popular styles are the authoritative and authoritarian parenting style. But which one is the best? 👨👩👧👦 ...
Talking to your kids about that TikTok video 2 min read
What you can do if your child's watched that TikTok suicide video and how to prevent such incidents in future.
How to teach your child patience 3 min read
With everything at our fingertips, how do our children learn the great art of waiting?
Free Printable — Age-Appropriate Chores 11 min read
Kids who routinely help around the house are more likely to perform better at school, be emotionally stable and succeed in their professional lives as adults. (Plus free printable at the end of this article!) Want a personalised chore chart...
🎥 Phones for kids: When to buy? 1 min read
Knowing when you should buy your child their first mobile phone is a hard decision for parents. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses this question and the positive and negatives of doing so.
Help! I have a hyperactive child! 1 min read
Q: Help! What is the solution for a two-year-old boy being hyperactive?
🎥 How to raise emotionally intelligent children 1 min read
What is emotional intelligence? And how do I teach my child to understand and regulate their emotions in a healthy way? Psychologist Collett Smart shares tips for nurturing emotional intelligence in kids. 🧠
How to handle a clingy child 1 min read
Q: How do I get my clingy 19-month-old to detach from mum and a bit more onto dad? If I'm unavailable, he's fine, but I'm his preference. Dad is doing his best to meet our toddler's needs but he just...
Why you should outsource your bedtime routine next month 1 min read
Sixty children from across Australia will read their favourite books to other children every weekday evening during August as part of the iconic MS Readathon.
How to help your child resolve conflicts 8 min read
It will be upsetting to hear your child talk about any nastiness they’ve been subjected to by other kids, and your distress may well compel you to take matters into your own hands. Don’t.