Helping children manage emotions

Helping children manage emotions

Expressing emotions is something that doesn’t come naturally to some children, and for others is does. It can depend on whether they have a good role model, but for some children expressing emotions is really difficult and they need some help...
Protective Behaviours Phone Apps

Protective Behaviours Phone Apps

One day I was curious about whether there were any helpful apps out there that complement the resources used to teach protective behaviours. I was pleasantly surprised to see that some very helpful apps have indeed been designed! And they are free! They are all...
5 tips to help children with their feelings

5 tips to help children with their feelings

Guest Post by Gemma Lee Taylor, Groups Coordinator at Resilience Kit. Learning about feelings is important for everyone. Here are 5 tips about feelings from Resilience Kit.1. Help your child understand different kinds of feelings​By talking about feelings in...
What can we do about cyberbullying?

What can we do about cyberbullying?

Guest Post by Nikki Mitchell, Director of WA Child Safety ServicesAccording to the Office of the eSafety Commissioner about one in every five Australian children has been bullied online.  Cyberbullying can have serious consequences that reach far beyond...
Ways to make reading really fun

Ways to make reading really fun

Is your child feeling reluctant to read a book with you? Are they feeling discouraged when you get books out? Making reading experiences fun is one way to grow your child’s confidence in reading and create some positive experiences. Establishing a regular...
Managing challenging behaviour

Managing challenging behaviour

Don’t you sometimes wish that parenting came with some kind of handbook? It is a gig fraught with it’s ups and downs but we wouldn’t have it any other way. Parenting brings so many rewards. I personally get great joy from watching my children conquer...