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?
I say "good on him".
Or leave it up to the school?
And make you cringe!
I'll admit I wasn't a good example.
I want the children to know they are not alone.
Sibling conflict is normal, but when does it go too far?
When I hear comments from other parents describing well-behaved children as "boring", I don't feel so well-behaved myself.
I think I needed it.
It’s time to reassess what quality time means.
Even if she lies to me, even if she does something "wrong", even if she swears.
They are watching you!