7 Tips to Tackle Fussy Eating in Toddlers

7 Tips to Tackle Fussy Eating in Toddlers

By: Dr Justin CoulsonDanielle and Jason are MasterChef fans, and feel like they have gotten in touch with their inner ‘foodie’. Their three year-old son, Jonah, does not share his parent’s enthusiasm for culinary sensations, picks at dinner, and...
“Leave Them Alone and They’ll Come Home”

“Leave Them Alone and They’ll Come Home”

By: Robert GarrettWhen our kids were little, people would say, ‘enjoy them now, because when they’re teenagers …’ Consequently, I had this sense of resignation that when they hit their teen years, we’d lose connection with our kids and...
Helping Children Face Their Fears

Helping Children Face Their Fears

By: Dr Justin CoulsonDoubt and fear seem to be intrinsically woven into the hearts of some children. Their worries and anxieties cause them to shrink, lean out, and avoid. Sometimes, as parents, we fail to recognise that fear responses are normal, healthy, and to be...
4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

By: Robert GarrettIn several recent blogs I reference experts encouraging parents to keep the channels of communication open with their teens. From dads staying close to their daughters, to maintaining healthy parental dialogue around social media use, a positive...