Waitākere College

Former Student Now a Published Author

The Kids will be alright Co-authored by Molly Fausett and Robyn Fausett

Molly attended Waitākere from 2011 - 2015 and during her time here was one of the Head Prefects & winner of Proxime Accessit, Service to the School cup and the Arts & Culture supreme award.
Molly now has a degree in cultural anthropology and sociology, with a focus on gender studies and sexuality. She has been a part of the family social enterprise, Nest Consulting in various roles since she was a teenager, including assisting in the development of its youth programmes. As her main job Molly has just finished working for the Ministry of Health within the mental health and addictions directorate & has recently moved to work at the Ministry of Education.

"The Kids will be alright Co-authored by Nest Consulting's CEO, Robyn and her daughter, Molly who together have created an amazing resource for parents and caregivers of teens.
Molly weaves her perspective throughout with her koreros highlighted in every chapter.

Filled with up-to-date, evidence-based information, insights, conversation starters and resources to help caregivers navigate and untangle hot topics such as friendships & frenemies; bullying; cyber safety; drinking, vaping & risk-taking behaviour; self-esteem & body image; sexuality; consent & safe relationships; and pornography. It also delves into how to talk with your teen about topics such as equity, diversity & intersectionality, modern feminism, climate change, politics and more. An essential read!"

This book is available at all good booksellers or through the link here