It seems like every parent has the same worry about their teenager: ‘What happened to my happy-go-lucky kid? Where did the moodiness come from? What’s gone wrong?’ Well, we know what’s happening to them – the stresses are now coming thick and fast, with a host of challenges being thrown at them, from within as well as from without. As daunting as these challenges are, we can … [Read more...] about What parents can do to encourage emotional resilience in teenagers
Marcia Hines is one of the legends of Australian Music. With a career spanning decades, she was once crowned 'The Queen Of Pop' and is known as 'Australia's Queen Of Song'. With dozens of albums and classic hits, she continues to perform, mentor and serve the community through a range of charitable organisations, work for which she received an AM in the Australia Day … [Read more...] about Marcia Hines, Reflecting motherhood, her career and finding balance.
Sonia Kruger is a recognised and cherished face on Australian television. With a background in dance, having taught at NIDA for four years, Sonia is also a well-regarded reporter and actress. Having finished hosting the revival of Big Brother Australia, Sonia is currently working with David Campbell hosting Mornings on the Nine Network. With an Arts degree and a host of … [Read more...] about Sonia Kruger, life in the public eye and finding balance
How do you show your daughter you love them, to teach them how to value themselves and the world around them? How do you show your mum that you love her and value her? I'm no psychologist but the idea of doing mother and daughter dates sounds like a good way to do both. So here's my 25 Mother Daughter Bucket List ideas: Build something - birds house, cubby house, Fix … [Read more...] about 25 Mother Daughter Bucket List Ideas
In this video emotional fitness coach Cynthia Morton talks about the strategies parents can use to help children with addictions. She says addictions often start in adolescence to deal with anxiety, and being "emotionally available" is the key to helping your children through this tricky stage of life. "When we are gearing up to become a young man or woman we need to talk to … [Read more...] about Helping children with addictions