April 19, 2023
Empathetic Parenting

Empathetic Parenting

Does empathetic parenting play a role in a child’s emotional development? Yes! Child and family psychologists have found that empathetic parenting plays a significant role in a child’s emotional development. By promoting emotional intelligence in children, parents can enhance their ability to understand and manage their own emotions, as well […]
April 11, 2023
The Power of Positive Parenting

The Power of Positive Parenting

Parenting can be a tough and often thankless job. From the moment we bring our children home from the hospital, we are faced with countless decisions and responsibilities that can leave us feeling overwhelmed and unsure of ourselves. However, as parents, we have the power to shape our children’s lives […]
October 5, 2022
7 C's of Resilience to Parenting

7 C’s of Resilience to Parenting

Building resilience – the ability to adapt well to trauma, tragedy, threats, and sources of stress – helps our children manage feelings of uncertainty and stress. However, teaching our children this resilience does not mean they can’t experience distress, or difficulty. The great news is your ability to help your […]
July 5, 2022
Parenting Styles and their effects

Parenting Styles

Parenting styles and their effects differ for each child. These styles can affect how children feel about themselves. There are four main parenting styles. These include permissive, neglectful, authoritative, and authoritarian. These are used in child psychology today based off Diana Baumrind’s research and work. Each of these styles has […]
April 12, 2022
Tips for Parent Survival during school holidays

10 Tips for Parent Survival during Holidays

It’s that time of the year when school holidays sneak up on us and leave us wondering how to entertain our children all day. We want to create a calm but stimulating environment for our children. Having a break from usual routine can be fun! However, it can be stressful […]
November 29, 2015

Five Ways to Help Your Anxious Child

What is childhood anxiety? Whilst it is considered normal to experience a level of anxiety at times, there are a number of factors which make more likely that y our child may experience anxiety, such as: their genetics (i.e., if there is a family history of anxiety), their personality type/temperament, […]