Ever wondered what is going on inside your child’s mind? These illustrations from the Centre for Perinatal Psychology give hints on tuning in to how your baby communicates.

Created by Dr Bronwyn Leigh

Illustrations by Jess Racklyeft

One of the most powerful things we can do as parents is to grab those little moments and just be with them. Watch this video for tips for communicating with your baby.

This video from Marte Meo comes all the way from The Netherlands but is a technique used around the world to support emotional and social communication.

As they grow

the art of playing with them

Play is so important to your child’s development. As parents we can help our children get the most out of it.

Here are some simple tips from Marte Meo for helping your child develop play skills and confidence.

We all want to do the best we can.

But what do you need to do to be a ‘good enough’ dad?

Watch this short video by Circle of Security International for well-researched, simple guidance on what we really need to give our children!

Dealing with misbehaviour can be very stressful! Understanding what they are trying to say can help.

Circle of Security International has a short video which may help.

We all have our own difficulties.

​This video by Circle of Security International helps to explain how to really be there for our kids, even when we find it tough.

Managing tantrums, anger and disappointment can be incredibly frustrating.

Dr John Gottman states “…when children have parents who use Emotion Coaching, they learn about emotions in healthy ways. As a result, these children tend to do better in school, make stronger friendships, and may even get sick less often.” Read more.