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Raising Confident Kids Who Love God: Darlene Zschech’s Insights

By: Laura Bennett

In a recent interview with pastor and worship artist Darlene Zschech, we got talking about parenting, and raising the next generation.

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Are Activity Trackers Good for Children?

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Wearable trackers like the Fitbit, Garmin, Moove, or even smart-watches are gaining significant market-share with children – and with Christmas so close, it’s likely that they’ll be in plenty of Santa stockings.

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How to Trust Your Motherly Intuition

By: Jenny Baxter

How did Anna know what to do with her screaming baby? By trusting her motherly intuition – and with a little help from her Mamma!

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Why Your Kids Need a Tribe

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Everyone needs to be known by someone. Just one significant other.

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Why I’m not Afraid to Take my Kids Out in Public

By: Jenny Baxter

There was a recent news report about a Christchurch family who visited a local café. By accident they discovered they were labelled as the “family with the terrifying kid”! Read about it here >>>.

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Navigating Your Children’s Unequal Abilities

By: Dr Justin Coulson

It’s an objective fact: one of our children is always going to better than another child at any given activity. One child might be academically sharper.

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What to Say to Your Kids When They’re Going on Their First Date

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Australia doesn’t have much of a dating culture. Our kids aren’t usually asking someone on a date, going out as a couple, and then dating someone different next week.

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How can I help my child be resilient?

By: Dr Justin Coulson

Today’s parents are working overtime to help pave the way for their kids. The New York Times has dubbed them ‘snowplow’ or ‘lawn mower parents’ – ‘machines chugging ahead, clearing any obstacles in their child’s path to success, so they don’t have to encounter failure, frustration or lost opportunities’. Read more

It Takes A Village… But The Village Is Sick

By: Dr Justin Coulson

In recent weeks, to surprisingly little fanfare, the Morrison Federal Government has announced a new Children’s Mental Health Strategy.

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