Build up kids’ confidence by encouraging self-reliance

Teach children to do things for themselves and not to just rely on you. This can take time, practice and patience – make allowance for their age and abilities.

  • Avoid sarcasm – it can destroy confidence
  • Don’t overuse praise – encouragement works better (kids need coaches, not fans)


Strategies for dealing with bullying

Being bullied can seriously affect a child in many ways. If your child is being bullied at school, here are some tips.


Keep Calm & Carry on

In this short and humorous clip with Peter Rowsthorn, he discusses the importance of keeping calm around your children, even in stressful situations.