Stick with the simple truth when having this difficult but necessary conversation
Worse than hoped Year 12 results can be a devastating experience. But there are ways to overcome your disappointment and go on to thrive
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…
Smartphones are proving useful educational tools - but psychological research highlights the risk of their presence on the classroom
Helping teens manage online technology safely and wisely is often a tough task for parents and carers. But it can be navigated
How parents and teens are learning to navigate the risks of life online
Fast-changing technology and the ways to manage its impact are of great concern for parents. But helping your children develop their skills is a more constructive approach than strict rules and outright bans, says Jocelyn Brewer Assoc MAPS.
How can parents best help their children with their schooling without actually doing it for them?
Attentive teachers and parents can help developing teenagers navigate academic disruption
Incidences of bullying are occurring in preschools. With bullying linked to a range of poor outcomes in adulthood, psychologists are urging schools to adopt best practice to protect students.