🎥 How to prepare for exams 1 min read
Coronavirus has caused extra stress for exam preparation, especially for the Year 12 exams. Our children are already busy learning how to study for Year 12 exams and adapt to what's required for HSC preparation 2020. So we asked psychologist...
If you know kids this age, you need to check if they're OK 2 min read
Studies reveal age group suffering the biggest mental health hit during lockdown.
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...
My kids didn't expect this after they failed to do their chores—again 3 min read
"I knew Jacob needed a consequence for his inaction, but all I could think about were the chores that awaited me, and here I was doing his simple chore on top of it!"
🎥 Code words & kids safety 1 min read
Would your child ever stay in a potentially dangerous situation because they don't know of a discreet way to ask for your help? Psychologist Collett Smart discusses how code words can help teens and young ones avoid dangerous situations.
🎥 Supporting Year 12s this academic year during COVID-19 1 min read
Coronavirus means Year 12 students nationwide are preparing for a very different year. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses how you can help your child thrive in their last year of school during COVID-19.
How to tell if your child has an eating disorder 6 min read
Young people suffering from body image issues can be adept at hiding their insecurities or may not even realise they have a problem. Here’s how you can help them.
🎥 How to set limits without damaging your teenager 1 min read
Parenting teenagers can be tough specially when they're in the stage that becomes out of control. Psychologist Collett Smart walks us through as to why teenagers rebel and push limits with parents.
Showing God to children during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis 6 min read
With church services cancelled, how can parents continue to cultivate the spiritual lives of their children?
How to stay positive during lockdown 6 min read
Social distancing measures mean families are staying home at an unprecedented rate. Thankfully there are some tips you can adopt to keep cabin fever at bay.