"When it comes to the pursuit of extra-curricular activities, parental anxieties run deep," writes Kasey Edwards.
It's always great to see a hands on dad involving his child in his own interests, however New Zealand dad Johny took it too far for some when he posted graphic images of his daughter biting into the heart of a deer she had just killed.
With competition over, and a swag of medals between them, Final Five Members Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian from Team USA took to the beach in Rio for a well-earned break.
A great coach can fuel a love of sport in your child for life.
It seems the heartbreaking photo of a young Tigers fan's crumpled little tear-stained face posted on social media after his football was stolen has pulled on the heartstrings of the thief.
People the world over have fallen in love with the authentic and adorable 20-year-old Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui, and girls and women everywhere now have a reason to love her even more with a refreshingly-honest and unprecedented comment about having period pain.
Richmond has made a habit of breaking supporter hearts but on Sunday afternoon a young Tigers fan went home in tears for reasons other than a defeat-snatched-from-the-jaws-of-victory loss to Geelong.
With the Olympics well underway, never is there a more appropriate time to speculate on the Olympic challenges that face us mums and dads on a daily basis.
As 18-year-old Kyle Chalmers took out the gold medal for Australia in the men's 100 metres freestyle, his schoolmates back in Adelaide were watching and cheering him on.
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While Simone led the United States gymnastics team to a gold medal triumph at the Rio Olympics, life hasn't always been easy for the pint-sized superstar.