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?
Kids will often be stubborn, argumentative and destructive - and getting them to calm down, listen and behave with consideration can be an uphill struggle.
In schools, the response to kids who misbehave has remained much the same for generations: punish them.
There's nothing quite like the feeling of being centre-stage in a public place when your child has an epic meltdown. Would harnessing the power of the village – even if it's made up of strangers – help in these situations?
Our kids are still a work in progress when it comes to cooling their jets, but there are ways to help them handle their emotions.
Do you have a child who is an angel at school, only to come home and wreak havoc on the family?
Nagging gets bad press, but researchers have come out on the side of nagging and I couldn't be more thrilled, writes Jenna Price.
Anyone who has parented a teenager (or been a teenager, for that matter) will understand that getting them up in the morning can be somewhat challenging.
Disturbing photos have emerged of a father dragging a visibly distressed little girl through a US supermarket store by her hair.
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.