Parentingideas offer positive parenting tips on child development for raising children and teenagers to be happy and resilient and building strong families. This week's Insights article is:
Spending time with kids: How much is enough?
10 confidence-building ideas - Here are 10 ways to build confidence in your kids so they can take their place in the world.
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Parenting Anxious Kids - New Parenting Ideas online course for parents and teachers. Don't let anxiety be the monster under the bed.
10 ways to get kids in a good mood - An underestimated feature of emotional intelligence is the ability to shift moods. An emotionally smart person consciously knows what to do to put him or herself in a better mood, or get themselves out of a frump. These are the types of empowering skills that we can teach kids. This poster features 10 healthy ways for kids (and adults) to put themselves into a better mood when the need arises.
Why validation is the best parenting skill of all
A taste of falafel and independence
Strengthening kids' self-esteem in a digital world
Helping your child avoid being cyberbullied
Are you asking your kids to step up?
Leaving your fathering mark
When relationships go wrong for girls
Protecting your child's online privacy
The loss of healthy rites of passage
Refining your parenting style
Developing leadership skills in your child
How much is too much to tell our kids
Helping kids tolerate discomfort
Managing your child's anxiety
Encouraging healthy attitudes towards women
Creating healthy digital habits in kids
6 tips for parenting anxious kids
Helping children make and keep friends
Mum's the work
Helping kids feel good by doing good
The messages all boys need to hear
Responding constructively to the Christchurch shooting
Balancing extra-curricular activities for flourishing kids
Daily lessons in resilience
There are better questions than "How much screen time?"
Giving kids scripts for social and school success
Unearthing Kids Strengths
Top five strategies to improve your parenting this year
Preventing childhood bullying
Technology holiday guide for parents
Deveoping a resilience mindset
Making a smooth transition to secondary school
Why developing empathy in your child matters
Be careful who you take parenting advice from
How to stop your children from swearing
Help kids develop impulse control