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.
By Michael Hawton•July 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.
By Michael Hawton•January 18, 2021
A lot of people are experiencing an incredibly troubling time now in Victoria – more than ever before in their lives. Clearly life has changed, sadness and distress are now major emotions being experienced by families and children. It’s not just that people’s livelihoods are being affected but also their dreams are under threat. It is important to remember that kids rely on us to keep things calm and to keep things in perspective. When you are reflecting on the effects of the pandemic with your children try and stick with the facts in your assessment of things.
By Michael Hawton•February 17, 2021
Being a parent is incredibly rewarding, but let’s face facts, sometimes it can be really hard. Our heartstrings are often torn when we see our child experiencing a particularly stressful or upsetting situation. Help your child overcome childhood anxiety by learning to coach them in distressing situations.