Gender Matters

A girl's way

Girls want to be liked and accepted, which is both a blessing and a curse. It is important that we open up conversations aroun... Read more

11-14, 14+

Dads & daughters

The father-daughter relationship is precious, and needs to be carefully nurtured. Girls learn many things from their dads incl... Read more

5-10, 11-14, 14+

Boys and self-esteem

Just when you think you have your son figured out he moves on to another stage. In this short clip Michael Grose explains the ... Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

Boys behaving better

Boys can be difficult to manage at times. Parents can learn what they can do to influence their son's behaviour. Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14, 14+

Mothering Girls

When I gave birth to my son, over nineteen years ago, I thought I had this parenting gig down pat. He ate well, slept like a d... Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14, 14+

5 boy-friendly discipline ideas

It’s not good enough to excuse boys’ boisterousness on their physiology. There are many things parents can do to t... Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

Raising girls: 7 BIG ideas

Girls, like boys, benefit enormously from having parents who are attentive to their needs. Here are seven very smart tips for ... Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

The good girl curse

  According to one expert, the use of excessive praise by parents can lead to compliance in girls. Have we gone too far... Read more

2-4, 5-10

Establish a hands-off policy at home

Teaching kids to resolve conflict without World War Three breaking out is a never-ending battle. Boys, in particular, are more... Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

Hands off

Michael looks at why it is good to have a hands off policy in your family - especially if you have boys. Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

Helping children be organised

Boys, in particular, need assistance with personal organisation. It just doesn’t come naturally. Organisational skills c... Read more

5-10, 11-14, 14+

Overcoming scrambled-brain syndrome

In the early teenage years simple recall can be a problem for boys. Some even have trouble finding the right words to use. It ... Read more

11-14

Raising Boys

Understand, nurture and connect with today’s boys. Read more

5-10, 11-14

Raising boys: 7 BIG ideas

Boys can be hard work for many parents but it makes a big difference when you understand what makes boys tick. Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

Mothering boys

There's a negative perception about raising boys, which is linked to their boisterousness and behaviour as well as a lack ... Read more

2-4, 5-10

Raising Mighty Boys

Do you understand what makes boys tick? Here are 12 key understandings that will help you raise well-adjusted boys regardless ... Read more

2-4, 5-10, 11-14

Three processes for independence

  If boys don’t have the processes needed for independence, they will always be dependent on others regardless of... Read more

5-10, 11-14

When I gave birth to my son, over nineteen years ago, I thought I had this parenting gig d...

2-4, 5-10, 11-14, 14+

Girls want to be liked and accepted, which is both a blessing and a curse. It is important...

11-14, 14+

The father-daughter relationship is precious, and needs to be carefully nurtured. Girls le...

5-10, 11-14, 14+

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