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At Parentshop, we are here to support you to help your children to grow into confident, resilient and thriving young people. Over 150,000 parents have been trained in our progams, Parentshop is a trusted source of parent-led child development courses and resources to assist you. Michael Hawton has curated a list of parent resources and courses to assist you to take a Parent-led child development approach to your parenting.

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Surviving lockdown - helping your child talk about anxiety and returning to school

By Michael HawtonSeptember 30, 2021

Lockdowns in Melbourne, Sydney and some regional areas are coming to an end - representing a return to school for many thousands of children. Returning to school following a larger than normal break can be an additional stress for children. You can help your child make that adjustment by being a good listening ear and by helping them to get things in proportion.

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Smartphone

Five tips for parents to consider when purchasing a child’s first smartphone.

By Michael HawtonSeptember 14, 2021

The thing is that by giving a child a smartphone, we might be giving them something that is not in their best interests. The reality is that while a smartphones give children access to fun, photos and being connected, it also gives them access to the darker side of human behaviour on a World Wide Web.

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Taming fears – a parent’s guide to helping kids overcome anxious feelings.

By Michael HawtonJuly 9, 2021

Watching a child react to a specific and persistent fear can be distressing for parents.  We want to help our kids get the most out of life and live confidently and without fear.  As parents, we can learn ways to help our children overcome their fears and manage their anxiety.

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