Resilient Kids

15 right ways to manage emotions

Emotionally intelligent children, like their parents, manage their feelings in healthy ways. Read more

5-10, 11-14, 14+

5 cures for kids’ catastrophising

Do you have a child who automatically assumes the worst case scenario in any risky or new situations? If so, you have a catast... Read more

5-10, 11-14

5 ideas to help kids handle stressful situations

Teaching our kids to handle the small ups and downs of every day life will develop their inner resources for when the larger h... Read more

5-10, 11-14, 14+

7 resilience robbers & what to do instead

Do this quick-self check to see if your parenting is reducing your child’s resilience. Read more

5-10

Adaptive distancing

(Video) Our grandmothers and mothers had a great technique for helping their children get through the tough times. We call it ... Read more

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

Add YET to your vocabulary to promote persistence

The language kids use has a powerful effect on their thinking so statements like 'I can't do' that become self-ful... Read more

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

Bully-proofing kids

Bullying is an issue to be discussed around the meal table, in the context of keeping kids safe. Talk to kids about their righ... Read more

5-10, 11-14

Does your child learn the hard way?

Heuristic learners are children who learn from experience rather than being told. As hard as it is for loving parents, sometim... Read more

5-10, 11-14

Early puberty blues

Research linking early puberty with an increased risk of depression and anxiety in early adulthood provides food for thought f... Read more

5-10, 11-14

Facebook, friend or foe?

There is a nothing more divisive for parents today than a discussion about Facebook. With close on 11 million Australians now ... Read more

11-14, 14+

Five factors for personal resilience

How kids respond to personal challenges will be determined by their resilience and will have a profound impact on their future... Read more

5-10

Giving adolescents more freedom

Parents need to put processes in place that will help keep teenagers safe and reduce risk for adolescents. Read more

11-14, 14+

Help kids combat bullying

Bullying is an insidious behaviour that transgresses children’s natural right to feel safe and secure. Read more

5-10, 11-14

Help kids handle rejection

One of the keys to functioning socially and emotionally is the ability to deal with disappointment and rejection.  Read more

5-10

Help kids leap frog difficulties

Your attitude to your child's difficulties will determine how successfully they meet and overcome many of the obstacles an... Read more

5-10, 11-14

Helping kids deal with loss

Loss, by its very nature involves a grieving process, which is our natural reaction to an event that reshapes our world. Read more

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

Helping kids manage BIG emotions

If we want our children to handle BIG emotions we need to rein in our emotions too. We want our children to mimic our response... Read more

5-10

Helping kids through hard times

Building resilience in children occurs when they manage disappointment; get over losing; manage change and handle other diffic... Read more

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

Keeping kids safe in a cyber world

Cyber bullying is one of the biggest, safety issues facing young people today. Once the family home offered young people an es... Read more

11-14, 14+

Parenting for resilience

How parents react to the challenges children face impacts on their resilience. Find out more about the parenting style that pr... Read more

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

Social media scripts

Just as we give our kids a script for social situations, we also need to give them a script to deal with different situations ... Read more

11-14, 14+

Teach your kids to fail

As parents it’s easy to forget failing is part of the learning process. Learn to take a positive approach to failure and... Read more

5-10, 11-14

Teasing V Bullying

When speaking with parents when I present at schools, or engaging with them via our social media, bullying is always a hot top... Read more

11-14, 14+

The agony & ecstacy of teenage peer groups

Having a group of friends is one of the most important parts of being an adolescent. Read more

11-14, 14+

The art of shrugging

Shrugging is more than a technique to overcome bullying, it’s a whole new attitude that really empowers kids.  Read more

5-10, 11-14

The busyness trap

Kids of all ages tell us they want more down-time at home to do as they want.  Read more

2-4, 5-10

The New Rules of Parenting

The world your kids inhabit has changed dramatically from the one you grew up in.  In this online seminar you'll lear... Read more

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

True GRIT helps kids succeed

“Talent or persistence. Which would you choose for your child?” Read more

5-10, 11-14

Why some of the best learning for our kids occurs outside school

Holidays are fun times right! BUT they are also times of fantastic learning if you know what to look out for. Read more

2-4, 5-10


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