Parenting

Every mother and daughter has a unique relationship, and pure baby bliss after the delivery is not necessarily automatic!

By: Dr Justin Coulson Dear Justin, I’ve been offered a promotion at work, which is great for the family – or at least it’s great for me and our income. Unfortunately it means a big move for my two boys (ages 7 and 10). They are both nervous about the move but especially about starting […]

“I needed to hear about Phoebe. I’ve been so focussed on becoming a mother that I’ve forgotten I’m already a daughter, sister and friend.”

More than half of all Australia’s young people have experienced bullying using the web, smartphones or social media – and parents need to be more aware.

Let’s face it though; yelling feels terrible. Most parents also admit it rarely works. And research shows it’s bad for our kids.

I felt anxious, my identity slipping away. I was a do-er, I wasn’t someone who could sit on the couch, knowing dishes needed to be done.

Study after study points to screen time as a significant predictor of decreased mental health in young people. Parents instinctively know this.

Heading away for a trip, and leaving your children with friends or family? Sounds exciting! But it’s good to be aware there may be long-term outcomes.

The following six ideas are research-backed ways to help you be the best parent you can be, and also bring out the best in your children.

56% of Australians avoid calling people, choosing instead to text or send an instant message of some kind including teens who are an even lower percentage.


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