Mental Health

How we can build optimism in uncertain times

In these challenging days, it's easy to despair. Deborah Trengove explains how we can all embrace optimism, with 'above the line' thinking.

Opinion

Best of the Web: 10 tiny mindfulness habits to try with your family, and more

Find family peace with bite-sized mindfulness ideas, beating the bullies and changing lives, and what's the right age for kids to be home alone.

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Best of the Web: Urgent action needed on the concussion risks for kids in sport, and more

Why we need urgent action on the concussion risks for kids in sport, lockdown increases child-to-parent violence, and a parent passes on fear of the dark to their son.

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Best of the Web: How to be a calmer parent, and more

Parenting without the conflict and arguing, the 1947 picture book that enriched a family, and how your aggressive driving affects your kids.

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Supporting positive body image in boys

Body image is just as big of an issue for boys as girls – they just show it differently. In this supporting article for her recent webinar for The Parents Website, Dr Zali Yager discusses what parents can do.

Features

Best of the Web: How to raise kids who can overcome anxiety, and more

Watch a TED Talk on encouraging kids with anxiety to take risks and engage, Australia's anti-bullying day, and getting kids to ask more questions.

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How we can promote positive body image with tweens and teens

Promoting body positivity can be a sensitive topic to tackle when it comes to our tweens and teens. In this supporting article for her recent webinar for The Parents Website, Dr Zali Yager provides some ideas for parents.

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Best of the Web: How to talk with your child about sexual consent, and more

Advice for parents when discussing sexual consent with their children, the Dr Seuss books with racist content, and the mental health crisis engulfing our kids.

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Watch Dr Zali Yager’s webinar on Body Confident Families

In our first of The Parents Website Webinar Series for 2021, Dr Zali Yager gave parents and carers her invaluable guidance on how to help promote positive body image for tweens and teens. Here you can watch the full recording.

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