How children and their families benefit psychologically from seasonal traditions
Is digital distraction just another modern day parenting beat-up?
The evidence is still emerging about the psychological cost of mothers and fathers being distracted by phones and tablets
How to choose a psychologist for your child
Taking the first step can be daunting. But these simple questions can help you find the right psychologist for your young ones
Evidence-based parenting: how to deal with aggression, tantrums and defiance
Super challenging children can bring out the worst in parents. How to break the cycle of angry outbursts
How to help kids cope with stress at home
Children can pay an emotional price when their family situation sours. How can carers help them when hard times arrive?
How to help your child start school
Parents are key to helping little ones navigate the social, emotional, cognitive and practical changes that come with starting prep
Are you suffering separation anxiety?
Partners, parents, even a pet: one in 20 Australians struggle to cope with being apart from their loved ones
How to talk to your child about suicide
Stick with the simple truth when having this difficult but necessary conversation
Lies about Santa? They could be good for your child
Fantastical beliefs in children are associated with positive developmental outcomes
Nine steps to curb sibling fighting
Fights between children serve an important purpose, writes Dr Lyn O’Grady MAPS. It’s one way that children learn to resolve problems, and negotiating conflicts with each other also helps them to work out their place in the family. Some siblings get along more easily than others. This can depend on factors such as temperament and the way…