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Nine to Noon's Kathryn Ryan presents interviews to help navigate modern family life

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.6, 16 Ratings

Nine to Noon's Kathryn Ryan presents interviews to help navigate modern family life

    Alert levels down but anxiety persists

    Alert levels down but anxiety persists

    Psychologist Sarb Johal discusses anxiety that may persist as we go down the Covid alert levels. He says this may show itself in parents and children, and has tips for how to transition.

    • 20 min
    Child psychologist Dr Sarah Hughes - Parenting Made Simple

    Child psychologist Dr Sarah Hughes - Parenting Made Simple

    Australian child psychologist Dr Sarah Hughes has advice on raising calm, confident, well-adjusted and resilient children, as presented in her new book Parenting Made Simple. Sarah shares tips with Kathryn to help parents and caregivers with everything from kids' challenging behaviour, emotional outbursts, friendship problems, issues with confidence and anxiety, and adjusting to parents' separation.

    • 17 min
    What? Where? When? Why preschoolers need to ask questions

    What? Where? When? Why preschoolers need to ask questions

    Wellington speech and language therapist Christian Wright shares ideas to help develop preschoolers ability to understand and ask questions.

    • 24 min
    Matt Stanton: creative boredom busters for kids

    Matt Stanton: creative boredom busters for kids

    Best-selling Australian children's author and illustrator Matt Stanton shares tips for busting lock-down boredom blues with Kathryn Ryan. Matt is co-creator of the hit picture books 'There Is a Monster Under My Bed Who Farts' and 'This Is a Ball'. He's also the creative brain behind the 'Funny Kid' junior fiction series, the latest of which is Funny Kid Peeking Duck due to be published very soon. Meantime, Matt is hosting a daily YouTube live from his studio, for kids in isolation,with ideas for fun activities and tips for drawing monsters, which apparently are the perfect thing to draw at this time.

    • 20 min
    Five tips for running a harmonious bubble

    Five tips for running a harmonious bubble

    Parenting coach and educator Joseph Driessen shares five tips for running a harmonious household under lockdown. He says the key is getting the family to work as a team, and for parents, that might mean listening more and speaking less.

    • 17 min
    Toddler Whispering. Sharlene Poole

    Toddler Whispering. Sharlene Poole

    Parenting coach, author, and mum-of-two Sharlene Poole has tips for parenting toddlers during the lockdown. Her new book, Toddler Whispering, covers everything from sleeping, eating, and toilet training, to screen time and adjusting to a new baby brother or sister.

    • 22 min

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