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.
It helps kids cope better with the challenges they'll face in life.
If you have a child at the orchid end of the spectrum, and another at the dandelion end, should you parent them differently?
When children are being clingy, they're communicating their feelings. This is normal and healthy.
Would this child need less attention than the first? That didn't sound right.
Sometimes it's best to let your children be free range.
A 5-year-old is not too young to know how to do these key five things.
Co-sleeping can be lovely at first, but I'm nagged by concern about the long-term consequences.
The lipstick in question was red – the colour of lust and Satan. Never mind that it’s also the colour of Elmo, Santa and one of the Wiggles.
As the parent of three millennials, I pride myself on knowing voice mail is out, texting is in. Small-talk texting is out. Getting to the point is in.
In the wake of the #MeToo revelations, fathers can do much to ensure their daughters are confident enough to take on the world, writes Johanna Leggatt.
One mum's experience with a pint-sized escape artist!