Extra-curricular activities give children the opportunity to develop their skills in various areas so children develop a number of interests and talents - but be care ful not to over-schedule.
Over parenting is a new normal for today's mums and dads who, as dedicated as they may be, still succumb to overindulging, overprotecting and overscheduling their children.
A study this week was a terrifying reminder that we have far less control over the development of our children than we think.
The change experienced by Laurie Frankel’s six-year-old was certainly momentous, but at the same time it was remarkably straightforward.
Byrne's parents knew it was their last option. If this new plan couldn't save their son, maybe nothing could.
Is society's total aversion to dirt responsible for the surge in diseases such as asthma, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and even obesity and coeliac disease?
No one takes alcohol more seriously than me; that's why people are surprised about my parenting choices.
Like many young girls, twin sisters Eva and Ami are desperate to have their ears pierced.
One family have taken co-sleeping to the next level – fashioning an 18ft bed big enough for their entire clan.
It's annoying to be considered indulgent and irresponsible by strangers just because my child dashes like lightning down the street.
If you cast you mind back to the most embarrassing subject you had to complete at school, sex education for many people would come out on top.
Miley Cyrus has opened up about her sexuality and coming out to her parents, in a new – and very candid –interview about her life.
The young Queenslander regularly writes short pieces that challenge the common misconceptions associated with the condition, which she then posts on her blog 'I am Cadence'.