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Media wrap-up

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Posted on by Leonardo Rocker (Quirky Kid Staff)

Below is our Media Wrap-up for the months of October to December 2011.

Kimberley O’Brien and the Quirky Kid Contribute with the following publications to explore topics of interest of parents and their families.

  • Practical Parenting: How to answer those tricky toddler questions. This useful article by Lauren Monaghan ask Kimberley all questions about Santa from Babies on Q & A Format.
  • John Blackman from 3AW discussed the question: ‘ Should children be given cash for Christmas?
  • ABC’s Organic Garden Magazine discussed with us the importance of outdoor play.
  • The Sunday Telegraph run a story about the Quirky Kid Tickets and asked parents about how they find this tool.
  • Practical Parenting: reporter Astha Gupta discussed with Kimberley the very important topic of ‘Coping after a Baby’
  • Girl Friend Magazine: Reporter Rebecca Wish discussed supporting friendships.
  • Good Health Magazine: Reporter Melanie Hearse discussed the topic of adult children returning to the family home and explored questions, planing.
  • Seven News: Reporter Imogen Ball discussed children discipline with Kimberley based on a new research that as recently published.
  • Woman’s Health Magazine: Deputy Editor Georgia Rickard discussed the use of visualization and its effectiveness as a goal setting.

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

Holiday and Kids @ ABC Sydney

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Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist, discussed the how to keep kids and adolescents entertained during school holidays  with ABC Radio Presenter, Michael Peschardt today. You can find  useful, practical and informative advice about parenting by visiting our resources page or discussing it on our forum.

Adolescent Behaviour and Holidays by Leonardo Rocker

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

Smacking @ NewFm

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Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist, discussed smacking and corporal punishment with radio hosts Sarah and Steve St John from New FM in Newcastle. Quirky Kid is strongly advocates  against corporal punishment of children, including smacking. The story this segment was based can be viewed on News Website.

You can listen below:
Corporal Punishment and Children by Leonardo Rocker

You can read a fact-sheet by Quirky Kid on Smacking and some alternatives here: https://childpsychologist.com.au/resources/smacking-and-children

You can find useful, practical and informative advice about parenting and young people by visiting our resources page, – or discussing it on our forum.

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time.

Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View our media appearances to-date.

Adolescents and Alcohol @ ABC Radio

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Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist, discussed the issues around parent-adolescents relationship, drinking and social support  with  ABC radio presenter Deb Cameron. You can listen to the interview ABC  Sydney website or below:

You can find useful, practical and informative advice about parenting and young people by visiting our resources page, – or discussing it on our forum.

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time.

Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View our media appearances to-date.

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Adolescents Working @ ABC Radio

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Kimberley O’Brien, our principal child psychologist, discussed the issues around adolescents working or not working ABC radio presenter Deb Cameron. You can listen to the interview ABC  Sydney website or below:

Adolescents Working

You can find useful, practical and informative advice about parenting and young people by visiting our resources page, – or discussing it on our forum.

If you have a story and would like to discuss it with us, please contact us to schedule a time.

Kimberley O’Brien enjoys sharing the best of her therapeutic moments with the media. View our media appearances to-date.

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