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

  • Responding constructively to the Christchurch shooting
    by Bronwyn on March 18, 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 March 10, 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 March 3, 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 February 23, 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 February 18, 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. […]

  • Language of independence building
    by Michael Grose on February 10, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    Families always develop shared language around the values that have strong meaning for them. If independence and self-sufficiency are important then it will be reflected in your family’s proprietary language. In fact, it’s through shared […]

  • Unearthing kids’ strengths for happiness and success
    by Michael Grose on February 1, 2019 at 12:45 am

    Personality strengths—our character—play a big role in helping us build our talents. Think about anyone who has built a talent and imagine if it could have been done without character. Imagine Einstein without curiosity, The Beatles without […]

  • Top five parenting tips for this year
    by Michael Grose on January 25, 2019 at 12:02 am

    The start of the year is a great time for making changes and improvements to the way you raise kids. The trouble is, our good intentions towards change often become derailed around March, and we return to our default mode … The post Top five […]

  • Preventing childhood bullying
    by Michael Grose on January 20, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    Childhood bullying is an insidious behaviour that thrives on secrecy and adult acquiescence. The recent efforts by a father in Ohio, USA to hold his child accountable for bullying is commendable, even if the technique he used is questionable. Matt […]

  • Benefit mindset: Beyond a growth mindset
    by Michael Grose on January 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The impact of the mindset work of Carol Dweck has been profound. Since she published her book ‘Mindset’ in 2006 there’s barely a school in the developed world that hasn’t been touched by its methodology. Parents now remind their […]

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