Raising Children to Love or Fear

Raising Children to Love or Fear

When it comes to motivating behaviour, it is undeniable that fear is a strong motivator. But why does it work? And what does it actually do?

Working at Enjoyment

Working at Enjoyment

It’s somehow strange that we should have to exercise discipline and self-control to do the things that make us feel most alive but sadly it’s true.

It’s Time to Stop Smacking

It’s Time to Stop Smacking

Depending on which research you read, about 70-80% of Aussie parents admit to smacking their kids. Some do so quite proudly. Are those who champion smacking onto something or is it doing more harm than good?

Channelling the Inner Batman

Channelling the Inner Batman

When something requires willpower, many children give up, get distracted, or refuse to do as they’re asked. New research suggests a fun way to help us get stuff done with our kids called the “Batman Effect”.