Media Wrap Up – Update June 2020

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Latest Media Appearances, and Our Recent Interviews and Publications

Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid team are committed to contributing to various publications and media outlets on topics of interest to parents and families alike.
Please enjoy this resource as an easy access database to all of our recent collaborations, interviews and publications.

2018 – June 2020 Update 

The Daily TelegraphZoom, Houseparty cyber-bullying among teens, tweens.

SBS NewsThe Online Exercise Classes for Children Helping Maintain Good Mental Health During Australia’s Coronavirus Lockdown 

Body and Soul‘I quarantined in a one bedroom with a toddler for two weeks’

ABC LifeHow to pick the ‘right’ sport for your child (and the case for letting them choose)

This Glorious MessLittle Kids: What Happens If Your Relationship Breaks Down? 

ABC (Capricornia) “How do you?” How to discuss bad news they see on tv with kids

ABC LIFEWhen should we let kids play and walk to school by themselves? 

The PakMag Parents Podcast ‘Internet safety for children and how parents can help protect them online.’

Health Logix ‘Dangers of not educating kids.’

The House of Wellness‘How to help your child cope with irrational fears.’

Kids Spot‘Team sports can make resilient kids’

ABC News‘Meet the kids choosing to forego birthday gifts to raise funds for charities’

ABC LIFE‘Bluey: the cattle dog has won parents over — and their kids are benefiting’  

ABC LIFE‘Here’s how dads can help raise body-positive kids’

Roma Star –  ‘What to tell your kids about the NZ attack’

ABC NEWS/HEALTH‘Should parents give their children drugs to help them sleep on long-haul flights?’

ABC NEWS‘Dreaming of a family holiday to Europe? Here’s why the same beach spot is a better choice’

KINDERLING‘The best ways to encourage your shy child in social situations’

Iaccelerate‘Quirky Kid’s Kimberley O’Brien shares her story with Mamamia’ 

ABC series Old people’s home for 4 year-olds (pre-planning pre- production phase)

HOME LIFE – Love every moment at home; ‘let the games begin’ (Printed article)

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time. Dr Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media.


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