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?
Modern day kids need to brush up on etiquette, say experts.
It started out as a joke between my teenage daughter and me.
Some children's tantrums, irritability and defiance well exceed that typically found among healthy children of the same age.
I'm encouraging my children to speak up, even if it means sometimes being rude.
Despite the negative-sounding name, 'intentional laziness' is a way for parents to create patterns that will lead children to success later in life.
While a child may choose to identify a parent as a "best friend," it's different if a parent calls that child a best friend.
It can even be selfish.
The lift had only partly opened when I heard the screams. They were coming from two boys who were wrestling in the corridor and one was soon blocking the entrance to the office where I was heading.
A good number of today's parents are more concerned with achievement than character.
Younger children don't understand they're committing a crime.
What would Regina George and her posse become almost 14 years later?