Wellbeing

Best of the Web: Frank Woodley’s story time tips for Dads, and more on being a father

Frank Woodley shows Dads how to put the oomph into story time in a fun video, the importance of raising courageous kids, and finding your sense of purpose as a father.

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Let’s talk about it: Maggie Dent’s top tips to communicate effectively with teenage boys

In this extract from her new book, From Boys to Men, well-known parenting educator Maggie Dent gives parents ideas and strategies to get the conversation going with their teenage sons.

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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.

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Best of the Web: Vale Sir Ken Robinson – and that one talk that inspired us

Remembering Sir Ken Robinson, how kids can take the Healthy Habits at Home challenge from the RCH, and parents back the arts in education.

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Andrew Fuller: How to help your tricky kid deal with peer pressure

In this extract from his new book Tricky Behaviours, leading adolescent psychologist Andrew Fuller offers strategies for parents to help their tricky kid navigate the tricky world of peer pressure. Plus watch a video of parents taking Andrew's parents Pledge.

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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.

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Five ideas for parents with young children in lockdown

Wondering how to keep your little ones busy and entertained during lockdown? Here are some great practical and education-based ideas from Svitlana Korchova-Tyurina and Katrina Tour.

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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.

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