What Dads Do

By |2017-09-07T00:17:53+10:00February 18th, 2014|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Father's Day is nearly here! In Australia it is anyway. For many children - and lots of dads - this is a day of celebration. Homemade cards will reassure fathers that they are the best dad in the world. New socks and ties will be unwrapped, breakfast will be in bed (burnt and/or soggy), and

Tough Love

By |2019-05-10T11:14:36+10:00May 7th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

 A parenting special by Dr Justin Coulson. Self-control is the ability to say “no” when you really want to say “yes”, or to say “yes” when you’d prefer to say “no”! Self-control is delaying gratification and controlling our impulses. A classic experiment on self-control In 1972 one of the most iconic, well-known psychology experiments of all

Emotional Availability

By |2017-09-06T06:03:30+10:00March 7th, 2013|Categories: Articles, Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The most valuable investment we can make for our children’s development is one that we often overlook because of its simplicity. Attention is the Currency of Relationships Parents consistently assure me that they want ‘the best’ for their children. They invest time and money in education, enrichment, and extra-curricular activities to give their children every