Each family is different, and there are ways to both deal with conflict and make the most of the family you do have. Find out how to deal with different family issues and stay sane.
5 ways to get your parents to really listen to you
Good communication with your parents or carers is key to having your life run smoothly. Here are some tips for getting your message across.
How to deal with pressure from your parents
Read on for some practical tips on how to deal with high expectations from parents.
6 tips for talking to your parents about mental health
By doing a little planning, you can make talking to your parents about mental health a little easier.
How to cope with the highs and lows of family life
Gumbaynggir woman Tilly Langford shares her top tips for keeping family relationships healthy while growing up in a big Aboriginal family.
Zig's story about family troubles
Zig shares how his mates and his nan help him stay deadly when things at home get too much.
Life with a chosen family
Andrew shares what his chosen family at Bankstown Poetry Slam means to him.
How to deal with your parents fighting all the time
Dealing with your parents fighting can be really stressful. While there's a lot you can't control in the situation, there are a few things you can do to make yourself feel better.
Conflict with family
Occasional tension or arguments are a normal part of family life. Whether it’s with your parents or siblings, there are things you can do to stop conflict from getting worse.
Dealing with divorce and custody
Coming to terms with a divorce and the fact that your family is changing is really tough, but there are things you can do to help clarify your feelings about what’s happened.
How Ashlea dealt with postnatal anxiety and depression
Young mum Ashlea shares her experience with postnatal anxiety and depression, and how getting help made a huge difference.
What it's like being a young mum
Becoming a mum at a young age can be a tricky situation to handle. Here’s how Ashlea, April and Eleisha deal with the good and bad bits about being a young parent.
Domestic violence and what you can do about it
Domestic violence, or ‘intimate partner violence’, is violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour in a relationship.
Domestic violence support
If you’re experiencing domestic violence, there are services available to help you regardless of where you live in Australia.
If you’re having family issues and problems, such as conflict, housing or safety concerns, help is available.
I’ve got two dads
David has two dads. This is the story of his journey from confusion to appreciation.
Coping with the stress of Christmas
Christmas is meant to be a time of celebration, but the ‘season of goodwill’ can easily slip into ill-will and a tonne of stress.
My parent has a mental illness
Whether your parent has been diagnosed with a mental illness, or you think they have a mental health condition, it’s normal to have conflicted feelings about it.