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 is a natural response parents make when wanting children to get ready to put down their devices but new research reveals it is making things worse.
Pick your battles. For many of us, this expression takes on a whole new meaning when you become a parent.
All kids get in trouble for various reasons, but only 90s kids will relate to these.
The first time my daughter told me she hated me, I wanted to bake her a cake. She wasn't afraid of me. And I couldn't have been more proud of her - or of myself as her mother.
Yes, you are! shouted some. No, you're not! cried others. Hundreds of comments later, the debate remains polarised.
A recent widespread study of 160,000 children over 50 years has provided the definitive answer: smacking shouldn't be done anymore. Where does this leave the 80% of parents worldwide who smack their kids?
The most comprehensive analysis of the research to date has revealed the detrimental effects of smacking on kids.
The Melbourne's Men's Society Facebook group was closed last week, but other pages, dedicated to sharing pictures and videos of naked young women' have sprung up in their stead.
I never thought I was raising kids who can't entertain themselves, but apparently I am. What is an appropriate amount of time for me to play with my kids, and how do I nip the pestering in the bud?
Let's be honest: kids can be a little bit, well, annoying sometimes.
I'm a single dad and am having trouble disciplining my kids.