Kid's Cottage (Psychology and Social Work)
This service assists children with behavioural, emotional, and social problems through counselling and therapy. Parents may contact this service directly to refer their child or can be referred by professionals.
For more information Phone: 4297 1022
Address: "Kids' Cottage" 1/14 Belfast Ave WARILLA NSW 2528
Raising Children Network
Some great tips here for encouraging the behaviour you want in your child. This site also includes a behaviour toolkit which can help you choose the right tools, understand behaviour better, and sharpen your skills. Follow the links for the different age groups, or a link on the homepage to Encouraging good behaviour.
Here are some links to suggestons for coping with young children's sleep patterns during the changeover to/from daylight saving:
Successful Sleep - Changing to Daylight Savings Time
Daylight savings and your child's sleep routine
Louise is an experienced child psychologist who has written many books for parents, teachers and other child carers about child development and guiding behaviour. Look for her publications in your library, or order from this site. Some articles of hers are available on the website on topics such as Attention Deficit Disorders, Bullying, Myths of Gifted Education.
Parenting Ideas (Michael Grose)
Provides lots of information and practical suggestions to help bring out the best in your kids.
Toddler Tantrum Toolkit and Comic Book
Some very practical tips from the NSW Department of Community Services to help cope with toddler tantrums. Downloads include a comic booklet, fact sheet, and games, routines and safe home cards.
Living with Toddlers
(Community Services formally Department of Community Services)
Tips on how to set limits and help your toddler learn self-control
From South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area Health a list of Mental Health Services located in the Illawarra, including counselling, that can help with controlling anger. Anger can be caused by a range of issues, separation, grief, injury etc.
Children and the Media
Researched information about the effects that the media and computer usage has on children.
ENJOYING (OR SURVIVING) CAR TRIPS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN
For a list of tips from Shellharbour City Council staff click HERE
More travel with kids tips, including: packing for baby, combating car sickness, secrets to happy car travel, driving itineraries, and car games.