Anxiety

Our one-stop guide to family resources on The Parents Website

Looking for learning at home tips, and support for family life and wellbeing? Here's a one-stop guide to all the resources we've published. We'll be adding more as we go.

News

My amygdala is named Petal: A book review

Kids can do amazing things with the right information. Understanding why anxiety feels the way it does and where the physical symptoms come from are powerful steps in turning it around, writes Natalie Moutafis, in this review of the children's book, Hey Warrior.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Logging on to Relaxation

Gamifying wellbeing is part of a new program that's helping students to de-stress and maintain focus, writes Professor Dianne Vella-Brodrick, University of Melbourne.

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