Anxiety

Andrew Fuller: Talking to young people about the coronavirus

Many young people will be feeling bewilderment and fear as the coronavirus spreads. Leading psychologist Andrew Fuller offer ideas for parents and adults to support young people, the first of a series over coming weeks.

Features

Andrew Fuller: How to get through a bad day

We all have days when nothing goes right. Leading psychologist Andrew Fuller offers tips on getting through them, part of an occasional series on parent wellbeing.

Features

Five tips to help kids ease back into school

School is about to go back. Are you and your child ready? Here are some suggestions to make the transition easier. By Christine Grove and Kelly-Ann Allen.

News

My tiny humans: Explaining the bushfires

Her toddler has seen images from the bushfires on the TV, and wondered about the 'grey' sky. By Natalie Moutafis.

Opinion

Talking with kids about the bushfire emergency

How do we talk with our children about the bushfire emergency? Caroline Ellen offers some useful advice about how to approach this difficult conversation. You'll also find links to other resources.

News

Best of the Web

Cookie Monster teaches kids about self-control (really), why our children are so anxious, how to make sure your kids are friends when they're older, and more.

News

Logging on to Relaxation

Gamifying wellbeing is part of a new program that's helping students to de-stress and maintain focus.

News

Michael Grose: Strategies to Help your Anxious Child

Leading parenting expert Michael Grose has just published a new book on coping with childhood anxiety. Here he offers advice on helping your child manage anxiety.

Features

Testing Times: Are we Making Kids Afraid of Exams?

We may be teaching children to be afraid of exams, rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge, writes Mandie Shean.

Opinion