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?
It's unfair and unlikely to improve behaviour – so why is it still acceptable in most education department policies?
The 35-year-old was found to have used an unnecessary amount of force when she hit her nine-year-old daughter with the spoon in October last year.
The key is for kids to understand the difference between accidental and intentional.
In short, as in most cases, 'everything' consists of virtually nothing.
Believe me, you are not alone in this struggle.
'If you’re brought up in that kind of environment, you’re not really prepared for the real world.'
Four has been overwhelming at times, I must say.
Which method of parenting worked better? The jury is still out.
New research shows time-out is a highly-effective discipline technique, but only if you're doing it correctly.
And I refuse to apologise for that.
Belinda Beck pays her children to do household chores, but some experts argue it may encourage a sense of entitlement.