This month on the Fathering Channel we are exploring the importance of resilience in our lives, how we can help our children build resilience through their different ups and downs, and why resilience is so important in difficult times – and we all have our fair share of these!
Optimism is about thinking positively and being able to look on the bright side. Children who use optimistic thinking are more resilient, less likely to give up in the face of challenges and tend to approach situations with a sense of control and confidence.
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light” – Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter series by JK Rowling).
International speaker Dr Carolyn FitzGerald discusses how young people need to experience a caring family, sensitive to their needs during this pandemic. Read more
A child’s long-term mental health relies on their resilience. Get the ‘what,’ ‘how,’ and ‘why’ of resilience this webinar with Dr Shean from Edith Cowan University. Read more
Send in your questions, queries and comments as Cam Merchant takes the journey toward fatherhood. Read more
The ultimate goal of discipline is not just about making your teen obey your rules, it is about teaching self-discipline. Read more
12.06: Fathers have a big impact on their kid’s mental health. Join Petero to talk fathering, wellbeing and taking care of mental wellness. Read more
Guiding a developing child through their teens can be quite an adventure for you and for them. Read more
Fathering Project founder Dr Bruce Robinson shares some of his knowledge on the pandemic that has swept the globe. Read more
Advice on talking with your teens, family conflict and how to cover the tough topics. Read more
The teenage brain is more impulsive, novelty focused and risk taking than adult the brain. Read more
11.05: During the COVID-19 period and on the road to recovery, building and demonstrating resilience at home is very important. Read more
Busy dads need to build strong bridges with their kids. Find out why. Read more