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?
Does a neighbour's desire for quiet trump a child's right to access local parks?
I don't want to be a helicopter mum, but I am - for your child's safety.
Children don't benefit from constant praise as much as we'd like to think and it may lead to avoiding taking risks due to fear of failure.
As I walked away a clanging voice rang in my head, "Oh Cat, what have you done?!"
What should I do?
It's a piece of advice mums and dads hear often.
My son gave me the most thoughtful gift without even knowing it.
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.