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The secret to a great family summer break? Over to you, kids…

When it comes to 'overscheduling' versus 'boredom', popular family and parenting educator Dr Justin Coulson has some ideas to make the summer holiday period enjoyable for the whole family.

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How we can cultivate joyful moments

Diane Bourke explores the importance of joy in our lives, and how we can embrace it with our children.

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Thriving with Anxiety: Anxious Mums

The challenge of anxiety never tests you more than when you become a mother. In this extract from Anxious Mums, Dr Jodi Richardson explains how anxiety doesn't have to stand in the way of a fulfilling life, and gives five tips to reduce worry.

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When race is part of every day: African migrants on parenting in Australia

Race and racism are part of the daily experience for many children of African migrants. A powerful and revealing new study by Kathomi Gatwiri and Leticia Anderson asked parents about their experiences.

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How to help our kids master disappointment – Maggie Dent

We've all experienced the disappointments of this year – including our kids. Leading parenting educator Maggie Dent has some great advice to help our children build their 'disappointment smarts'.

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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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How to choose the course that’s right

After a Year 12 no one expected, students are weighing up course options. Careers expert Helen Green gives advice on how make the right choice. for the right reasons.

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Wean your teen off the screen: tips from Andrew Fuller

Our teens have been glued to their screens like never before. How can we help get the balance back? Leading adolescent psychologist Andrew Fuller offers some strategies for parents to gently support the process.

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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.

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