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?
The child need guidance, but should it be from me?
A lot of time and resources focus on the three main types of bullying: physical, cyber, and emotional bullying.
Come on Tyler!
It's so simple.
Why are girly things somehow always considered "less than".
At least we can hope!
I have realised now that in many ways this parenting gig is getting harder and more complex.
Every morning is the same in our house. I battle with my son about him taking a shower. We then battle about him getting dressed. Following this come the battles to clean his teeth, pack his bag and put on his shoes.
KISS is about seeking the easiest and simplest solution. The guiding principal for is to keep family rules to just three.
Some days we hear "Mum" more times than we care to count.
Whining is something that can't be avoided with children, however learning how to deal with it properly is essential to preventing inconsiderate and problem behaviour.