Why our Girls are Under So Much Pressure – and How We Can Help

Clinical psychologist Dr Lisa Damour says there is a great deal parents can do to help their daughters navigate life's rough waters. We talk to the New York Times best selling author about her new book.


Andrew Fuller: How Parents can Support their VCE Student

Are the stresses of a VCE year mounting? Here's some great advice and useful tips for parents on supporting their student, in a repost of this popular article from Andrew Fuller.


Best of the Web: the School Readiness Sweet Spot, Let Kids Deal with Pain, and Parents are the New Bullies

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


How to Build Healthy Motivation in Your Child

New work from researchers at Harvard University looks at how we can help children develop the right kind of motivation, writes Grace Tatter.


Cyberbullying: How to Help your Child

eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant tells parents how they can spot the signs their child is being cyberbullied - and what they can do about it.


Shining a Light on Energy Poverty

Beaconhills College students are using solar power to make a profound difference to children and families in developing countries. Read about their work in the latest Community Connections post, looking at the great community work of Independent school students and staff.


Best of the Web: Making a Thriving Child, and more…

Raising a child that thrives, childhood obesity, concierge parents, and the school camp blues