Reading to Children

Reading to Children

Helen and I talked about reading to children on 29th August. Honestly, there is hardly a better way to build everything that is worth living for! When we read and share story we are bringing language, connected relationship, practice of emotional regulation, the...

Events

2017 Australian of the Year Professor Emeritus Alan Mackay-Sim in Tasmania We are delighted to announce that in partnership with the University of Tasmania, Chatter Matters is hosting Australian of the Year Alan Mackay-Sim in Tasmania. An inspirational scientist and...

No Bars on Books

In 2015 more than 5000 children’s books were generously and abundantly donated by the public to the No Bars on Books campaign in Tasmania. These book donations were then passed on to the prison’s wonderful, and long-standing, Books-on-CD program. In the...
Open-Honest Questions

Open-Honest Questions

On the 28th March Helen and I talked about Open-Honest questions The broad purpose of a question is to gain information. But in western culture we often use questions in ways which are also sneakily giving information. Very often in our conversations we will ask...