Mental Health

VCE parents: How to be your child’s cheerleader, and more tips

Is your teen embarking on the VCE? An update of the book Surviving Year 12 by Michael Carr-Gregg and Elly Robinson is full of useful advice so students and their families can survive and thrive.

Features

Helping people deal with traumatic events

University of Melbourne's Professor Meaghan O'Donnell provides some useful, research-backed advice to support family and friends who have been through life-threatening and distressing events.

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

Best of the Web

Tips to deal with exam stress, how to enjoy being a parent, why breakfast is the new family mealtime, and more.

News

Best of the Web: Setting your Teen Free, Letting Kids Fail Often, Getting the Adults Out of Kids’ Sport, and more…

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

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

When School Days are Lonely Days

Is your child lonely at school? It can have a serious impact on their mental health and academic attainment. A team of university experts is examining how to help.

Features