Here are the reasons why up to 14 per cent of parents continue to choose private education over public schools across the country.
While this case of Bondi run-away Michelle Levy ended happily, it has highlighted an issue that many parents find themselves facing: how do you respond when your child threatens to run away from home?
It's a parenting milestone that's not necessarily in the books, but one that happens to most of us as our kids absorb the world – and the language – around them.
There are no one-size-fits-all approaches to preventing or stopping bullying, and zero-tolerance policies are often a blur of good intentions poorly applied.
Fewer parents would set out on high-performance parenting if they could foresee how miserable it would make them. Because it's not just the constant anxiety that we can never do enough that is sucking the joy out of parenting.
A single mother, who left her abusive marriage, has penned a raw Facebook post sharing just how hard grocery shopping with young kids can be. And her brutally honest words have gone viral.
We need to have a very serious chat down stairs," read the ominous text message Chelmsford teen, Nicola Jackson, received from her mother, Marianne.
This kid taught his parents a harsh lesson.
On the eve of her daughter starting high school one mum employs an innovative technique to teach her a lesson she won't forget.
Trying a cigarette when you're a teen does not make you a 'wild child'. It is hardly indicative of a downward spiral to sex clubs, ice addiction and tattooing one's eyeballs.
A mum has come up with a genius – and very modern solution – to get her kids to do their chores. And we're all taking notes.
Add binge drinking to the list of things being prematurely blamed on helicopter parenting.
What the key to being good enough as a parent really is.