Tears streamed down my child’s face. The frustration was clear, but the real issue wasn’t. Was it exhaustion? A misunderstanding? I never figured it out.
Ironically, it’s when we stop throwing our authority around and focus instead on building our relationship with our children that they begin to feel safe. We become trustworthy and our influence grows.
There’s nothing wrong with giving advice. But there is a right way and wrong way to give advice if you want to have a relationship, where they value your opinion.
The latest research tells us that most Aussie kids (around two-thirds) are using their screens significantly more than expert guidelines suggest is healthy.
In this podcast Dr Justin Coulson shares his top 4 tips for keeping our anger in check, staying calm and being kind to our children (even when we think they don’t deserve it).
“I’m a Christian, but I don’t understand why the church creates so many rules for sex,” 17-year-old Alex says. “Where in the Bible does it say it’s off-limits for singles?
I asked, “How did Abbie feel when you did that?” Her reply: “Sad”. I asked, “What is the best way to help her feel good?”
My life doesn’t look like most of my friends’ lives. I am different from most of the other mums in my circle. And different is hard.
Often it happens accidentally, but in many cases someone will show your child explicit material. Here are 7 things every parent can do.
What you believe about your body, your daughter is going to catch. The value of her body having purpose is better caught than taught.