Parenting Ideas with Michael Grose

Parentingideas follows a parenting Australia approach for child development, to help you successfully raise confident, happy and resilient kids.

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Who is Michael Grose?

Michael Grose is Australia’s #1 Parenting Educator (and Dad to three adult children who have all successfully flown the parent nest), the author of 8 parenting books, appears regularly on television and radio.

Michael has an education background, and holds a Master of Educational Studies with research into what makes healthy families tick. Michael has also conducted over 1,500 parenting seminars over the last two decades.


From the ParentingIdeas Blog

  • Disciplining your sensitive child
    by Michael Grose on 18/04/2019 at 1:56 am

    Disciplining sensitive kids is usually never straightforward. Sensitive kids, those creative, empathetic types who generally wear their hearts on their sleeve and take even the slightest criticism personally need to be handled with care. It’s […]

  • Children’s birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation?
    by Amelia Williams on 10/04/2019 at 3:00 am

    Practical strategies to help children deal with rejection and disappointment. The post Children’s birthday parties – cause for celebration or alienation? appeared first on Parenting Ideas. […]

  • Daily lessons in resilience for kids
    by Michael Grose on 05/04/2019 at 1:49 am

    Recently, I saw a mother give a simple, yet profound resilience lesson to her three year old. The toddler fell into his dog’s bowl, saturating his t-shirt and giving himself a fright. His mum quickly helped him saying, “Oh well!” […]

  • Helping your kids through the end of daylight savings
    by Bronwyn on 04/04/2019 at 2:05 am

    The end of daylight savings isn’t something that often fills parents with joy, despite the promise of “extra time” for sleep. In reality, a child’s biological clock doesn’t automatically change with your household clocks. […]

  • Convince me!
    by Michael Grose on 24/03/2019 at 10:23 pm

    Kids of all ages are excellent at wearing down the resistence of a parent who denies permission for them to go somewhere due to lack of safety or suitability concerns. Unfortunately many kids use annoying methods such as: repetition (Can … The […]

  • Responding constructively to the Christchurch shooting
    by Bronwyn on 18/03/2019 at 3:51 am

    Last Friday’s shooting of innocent people in two Christchurch mosques is an event that has shaken people to the core worldwide. While we’d like to protect our children from such events, in reality it’s impossible, as the news coverage […]

  • 2019 parenting trends you should know
    by Michael Grose on 10/03/2019 at 10:30 pm

    Parenting Ideas always keeps a close eye on parenting trends so we can help keep you ahead of the curve. With this in mind Parenting Ideas founder Michael Grose will guide you through eight new parenting trends for 2019. 1. … The post 2019 […]

  • Mothering your daughter
    by Michael Grose on 03/03/2019 at 10:20 pm

    The bond between mother and daughter is truly unique and has far reaching effects on the development and socialisation of girls throughout their lifetime. Increasing the emotional connection between mothers and daughters can foster mutual support. Here […]

  • Angry boys: how boys can better manage their emotions
    by Michael Grose on 23/02/2019 at 11:40 pm

    Increasingly boys are becoming angry, aggressive and violent. News reports of young men committing acts of violence against each other in the streets is an increasing occurrence. More and more, acts of physical aggression and violence are played out in […]

  • Encourage kids to help at home (every day without pay)
    by Michael Grose on 18/02/2019 at 12:00 am

    Confident kids are competent kids. Past experience has taught them that they can be successful. The easiest (and most neglected way) to help develop competency is to give kids opportunities to help out at home. Don’t overburden them with jobs. […]

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