What To Do When Your Child Lies To You

By: Dr Justin CoulsonYou enter the kitchen. Your child looks at you like she’s hiding something. You see cake crumbs on the counter and the tips of her fingers. ‘Did you eat the chocolate cake?’Your child smiles up at you, chocolate stuck in her teeth, and innocently replies,...

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Practical Advice for Parenting Teens

By: Focus On The Family Your house is not a hotel, but does your teenager know that?  Maintaining Your Relationship with Your Teenager In this two part podcast series Dr. Kevin Leman reminds parents of the importance not to be too permissive – or too strict – with your teen. But encourages parents...

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5 Truths School Leavers Need to Be Told

By: Michael McQueen With the next crop of school leavers about to flood into the ‘real world’, here are 5 truths they must be told (and may not have learned at school). 1. Sometimes there is a loser While every runner in the race at school may have gotten a ribbon, life simply...

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When Kids Are Anxious About Going to High School

By: Rachel Doherty | Tweens 2 Teen The transition to high school can be a trying time for kids. Most parents find it hard to stand on the sidelines when their child is anxious. This article has ten tips for how you can help. Some kids find change difficult and can drag their feet at any new...

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Support For Mums – Susannah Koch

The Talkback Lounge have a new segment for mums with children under 5, which kicked off just last week on WAY! Susannah Koch is our guest – who currently works as a family health educator and support worker, she’s a mother of 2, has a background in supporting mothers with...

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Support For Mums with Susannah Koch

Susannah Koch is once again Nigel and Vicki’s child expert guest! Susannah has extensive training and experience as a family health educator and support worker, she’s a mother of 2, has a background in supporting mothers with breastfeeding, is a trained counsellor and a family support...

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