Parenting Girls and Parenting Boys Online Courses

Parenting Ideas Schools

Supporting stronger family and school partnerships

Spoonfed Generation

How to raise independent children


Michael Grose, founder of Parenting Ideas, is one of Australia’s leading parenting educators. He’s the author of 10 books for parents including Thriving! and the best-selling Why First Borns Rule the World and Last Borns Want to Change It, and his latest release Spoonfed Generation: How to raise independent children.

A trailblazer in the parenting and educational scenes Michael regularly appears in the media throughout Australia in programs including The Project, The Today Show and ABC radio.

Michael was recognised for his contribution to parenting and education when he was elevated to the PSA Speaker Hall of Fame in 2013. He is also a past winner of the PSA Australian Educator of the Year award.

Michael was the first person to conduct a parenting seminar to Federal politicians in Parliament House Canberra. He’s also the parent of three children who have all successfully flown the parenting nest.


Get the latest online parenting courses on topics such as resilience, confidence, well-being and developing your children into the best they can be.


Our shop includes books and e-Books on the latest parenting topics, such as anxiety, bullying, technology, and well-being across all ages and developmental stages. Plus a selection of story books, guides and audio CDs for kids that tackle issues children face in an age-appropriate way.


Parenting Ideas Schools is a comprehensive online resource packed full of relevant and topical articles, courses and webinars to support both parents and teachers.


Parenting Ideas speakers are current experts in their fields, able to deliver inspiring keynotes, practical workshops and engaging presentations for conferences, schools and community-based organisations.