4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

By: Robert GarrettIn several recent blogs I reference experts encouraging parents to keep the channels of communication open with their teens. From dads staying close to their daughters, to maintaining healthy parental dialogue around social media use, a positive...
Sexting: What to Do if It Happens to Your Child

Sexting: What to Do if It Happens to Your Child

By: Dr Justin CoulsonA friend of mine had an awful ‘sexting’ incident occur with her 11 year-old daughter. Her daughter was having an innocent conversation with a boy from school via text when he asked her to send “noodz” to him. I have two...
Success at School: IQ vs Personality

Success at School: IQ vs Personality

By: Dr Justin CoulsonA guy I know – let’s call him Justin – was a failure at school by nearly all measures. I (oops, “he”) had few friends. And academically… well, let’s just say that Justin’s report cards were never...
What to Do When Parents and Grandparents Disagree

What to Do When Parents and Grandparents Disagree

By: Dr Justin CoulsonIn Australia, two-thirds of parents are both working and raising young children. And many of those families are turning to grandparents to fill the vital role as carers for their kids. In fact, almost one in four children receive some care from...