Wellbeing

The Parents Website Webinars

Find out about our webinar series for parents, and catch up on previous webinars.

News

Best of the Web: What to do when your child encounters online porn, coping with uncertainty, and the delights of storytime

Expert advice for parents when their child encounters pornography online, strategies to live in our uncertain world, and the joy when little ones discover books.

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Our Grade 6s: Ready to step up

Our Grade 6 students have missed out on many of the experiences of being the 'big kids' at primary school. But as Peter Hanlon discovers, they have also learnt some valuable life lessons.

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Home, not alone: Snap back to reality

For our children and for us, reality has appeared to be constantly shifting during the pandemic, writes Ruairi O'Duil. Our challenge is to remember to find purpose and happiness in life as it actually is.

Opinion

Parenting podcasts you should hear

Are you a parent or carer facing your next parenting challenge? If you haven't yet discovered parenting podcasts, we've created this list as a great starting point. These podcasts are loaded with practical tips and often a much-needed laugh, or cry!

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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

Michael Grose: Strategies to help kids beat anxiety in the pandemic

Parenting expert Michael Grose offers ideas to help parents support their children who are experiencing anxiety brought on by the pandemic. It's an opportunity, he says, to help them develop resilience.

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Andrew Fuller: How to get your child’s learning mojo back after this ‘year of fear’

The leading adolescent psychologist inspired parents and carers during our latest webinar with his insights and ideas to help reignite our children's passion for learning. He summarises his main points in this article.

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Missing the good stuff: Helping the Class of 2020 through a very different year

As Year 12 students prepare to return to the classroom, Peter Hanlon looks at how compassion and understanding have been important in supporting the Class of 2020.

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