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.


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.


Michael Grose: How to encourage kids to be resilient problem-solvers

If we want our children to grow into resilient adults, we need to stop solving their problems for them. Parenting educator Michael Grose gives his tips to help make kids courageous problem-solvers.


My Tiny Humans: the Lockdown Diaries 2.0 – into quarantine we go

The Tiny Humans household found itself not only in lockdown but quarantined, writes Natalie Moutafis, who shares her perspective on the challenges.


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.


Home, not alone: Relaunch

Here we go again. Back in lockdown, Ruairi O'Duil reflects on how this time, we'll be better.


Best of the Web: Watch this beautiful children’s story from Melbourne on how humanity is shining through our Windows

A new children's digital book to inspire all of us, three tips on surviving Lockdown 2.0, and how we can take the pressure off parents.


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.


Maggie Dent’s best tips for parents of teens

It's a bumpy journey for teenagers making their way into adulthood. Maggie Dent, one of Australia's leading parenting educators, gives parents a list of ideas and strategies to help.