How do you get a gamer kid to help around the house?

One of the challenges we all face as parents is that as our kids get older, having them help out around the house can become an ever-increasing challenge. Between cries of I’m tired or I’m too busy, to I forgot… Continue Reading >

How To Support Your Child During A Separation

Going through a separation can be a complex journey, and it can be impossible to predict how this decision is going to impact your child. Regardless of their age, children are very intuitive to change and unrest, and so it… Continue Reading >

How to Talk to Your Children About Racism | Maria Thattil | Ep 140

  It’s not every day that you get to speak with Miss Universe Australia, but, lucky for us today is the day. Where’s the link between Miss Universe & a parenting podcast I hear you say?!?! Well, I’m glad you… Continue Reading >

The tempting thing to actually avoid when your child reports comments about their body

By Sarah Smith of Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au or Facebook page Bayside Dietetics   Maya (identifying details in this story have been changed) came to see me regarding her son this week. With the return to school, she was feeling anxious… Continue Reading >

Psychologist Working with Children | Carolyn Seri | Ep 139

Well, here we find ourselves at the start of a new year, following possibly the most significantly challenging one in our generations history. Dare I speak the name of the year that was 2020. Following that calamity we have to… Continue Reading >

How to talk to your child about racism

By Maria Thattil   Educating your child about racism and how to speak to others when someone appears to be “different” from what is perceived to be “the norm” is not simple. Kids are naturally curious; this curiosity can manifest… Continue Reading >

How to Teach Your Children to Play on Their Own

Let’s be honest – all parents sometimes dream of a child playing independently for as long as possible, while mom or dad could do all their household chores combining them with their remote work. The paradox of the situation is… Continue Reading >

Listening Effectively so that your Child Feels Heard (During Divorce and any other time)

When so much is happening during separation, being able to listen effectively so that your child feels heard becomes a crucial part of your everyday in divorce. Being able to communicate well with your child can help to strengthen the… Continue Reading >

Psychologist working with Children and Families

by Carolyn Seri Website – www.zingpinme.com Facebook – zingpinme child psychology   COVID-19 has been a time of disruption and mixed emotions for many families. Household relationships have been put to the test far and wide with home schooling and… Continue Reading >

The Keys To Understanding Your Child

One moment I was married and a father and then the next, I was raising 3 sons on my own. The youngest being 4 years old, and his older brothers, 11 and 12. At the same time I was in… Continue Reading >