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Free, immediate online positive parenting support now offered to all Aotearoa families! To support mental health, resilience and emotional wellbeing for our tamariki and rangata…

Punishment and discipline

Tried it all but still struggling to discipline your child? First ask yourself… “Do I want my child to behave just because they’re afraid of the conseque…

5 tips on parenting an anxious child

If you haven’t experienced much anxiety yourself, it can feel like navigating unchartered (and murky) waters. Your child’s feelings may seem weird, unfounded, or even l…

Avoiding toddler tantrums

Meltdowns are common among toddlers – feeling intense emotions like fear and anger can be overwhelming. Without the words and strategies to express them, toddlers often respond wit…

Dealing with toddler tantrums

What is a tantrum?   A toddler meltdown is a child’s way of communicating when they don’t yet have the words and skills to manage their own feelings. Tantrums are a normal par…

How to deal with aggression in kids

  In this article we will guide you how to deal with angry outbursts and prevent them from happening in the future. Angry outbursts are developmentally normal up until age sev…

Covid-19 – How to support your children

There is a great deal of worry and concern being expressed about the Covid-19 Virus and the impact it is having on our usual routines and lifestyles. While this can be challenging…

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