Mental Health

Best of the Web: Celebrating Fierce Girls, how a film is turning teens off social media, and the damage gossip can do to kids

The ABC's Fierce Girls podcasts made by girls celebrating their heroes, a documentary that's provoking a rethink on social media use, and how to stop mean gossip among young people.

News

Leaving the Bubble, Take Two

The return to the classroom is a big relief, but many students will need support. Peter Hanlon talks to the experts about how parents can help kids make the adjustment.

Features

How to talk to kids about COVID-19

Talking to kids about the pandemic is challenging for parents. Here are some great practical approaches that can help, from Monash Education's Christine Grove, Stella Laletas, Ruth Fielding, Erin Leif and Lefteris Patlamazoglou.

Features

Watch Tim Klein’s parent webinar on helping our kids emerge from this crisis stronger and more resilient

In our latest The Parents Website Webinar, educator, therapist and school counsellor Tim Klein challenged our thinking on how we can view the pandemic and explained how our kids can emerge as stronger people. Here, you can watch the full webinar.

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Watch Dr Justin Coulson’s webinar on guiding children sensitively through tough times

Popular family and parenting educator Dr Justin Coulson gave parents and carers invaluable ideas and support during The Parents Website Webinar on helping our kids through these tough times. Here, you can watch the full webinar.

News

My Tiny Humans: the Lockdown Diaries 2.0 – state of disaster

No one ever thought they'd have to navigate parenting through a pandemic. Natalie Moutafis shares her feelings on how she's coping with the move to stage 4 restrictions in her latest Tiny Humans blog.

Opinion

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

Best of the Web: The silver linings in how we’re coping, talking to teens about alcohol, and more

A new national poll shows there are some positives for families during the pandemic, how to discuss drinking with teenagers, and why kids' gaming time isn't wasted.

News

Home, not alone: seeing our blind spots

Back to learning at home, Ruairi O'Duil is allowing things to go with the flow – and seeing the benefits.

Opinion