Behaviour

Experts share their views on how you can encourage your child to behave in a positive way.

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Bullying advice for parents

NSW public school counsellor Caroline Powell talks about the various aspects of bullying - what it is, what to look for and how you can help your child to deal with it.


What to do if your child is bullied

With kids’ increasing access to mobile phones and the internet, bullying can happen any time of the day – even when you think your child is safely tucked up in bed.


Teen boys and learning

It's always been tough being a teenage boy but it's never been tougher than it is for the boys growing up in early part of the 21st century ... parents can make it easier.


Managing risk-taking in teen boys

Some things never cease to amaze – how quickly cuddly little boys can turn into moody teenagers, and the idea that to tame your growing son’s wild streak, you should take a few risks with him.


Helping your daughter say no to peer pressure

Your teenage daughter's friends are her closest confidants and her meanest critics. Guiding her to develop her sense of self can save you both unnecessary angst and worry.


What does your child do at school?

Find out how to get something out of 'nothing' when you ask your child what they did at school today.


Smart strategies for confident parenting

AUDIO: Listen to Positive Parenting guru Professor Matt Sanders chat with James O'Loghlin on raising happy, cooperative kids.


About bullying

VIDEO: Watch teachers talk about what to do if you believe your child is being bullied at school.


When your teen's new best friend is a bad influence

It can create all kinds of angst for parents when they think their teenager’s new best friend is a bad influence. But what can be done?


Being green at home and school

Reducing the family's carbon footprint at home and school is easy and can save you money at the same time.

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