Parenting


Summer without an e-sitter - Can it be done?
Mary Cooney | Jun 24 2016 | comment  
Yes, because we are already a media-free family.

Summer chore boot camp
Mary Cooney | Jun 10 2016 | comment  
With summer coming, parents can expect to have messier homes.

Getting teens to obey (the right people)
Mary Cooney | Jun 1 2016 | comment  
Accepting authority is virtuous, but not all authorities are equal.

Do mums want to work outside the home?
Nicole M. King | May 10 2016 | comment  
80 per cent of American mothers consider staying at home or working only part-time as ideal.

Parents’ church attendance linked to positive child development
Nicole M. King | Mar 16 2016 | comment  
Church attendance exerts a consistent and positive effect on five measures of child development.

Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use iPads
Tamara El-Rahi | Feb 10 2016 | comment  
Smart move – excessive screen-time can lead to obesity, aggression and depression.

Handy advice for parents overwhelmed by their kids’ media world
Fabrizio Piciarelli | Feb 8 2016 | comment  
Parents must become a better resource than others available to their children.

What will your kids remember of their childhood?
Tamara El-Rahi | Nov 6 2015 | comment  
Hopefully not just their iPad.

Do children of single parents become criminals?
Nicole M. King | Oct 19 2015 | comment  
Non-traditional family forms may compromise children’s well-being.

What to do when someone calls your daughter “fat”
Tamara El-Rahi | Sep 28 2015 | comment  
Four points from an obviously wonderful mother.

‘No nudity, bullying, alcohol, drugs…’
Karee Santos | Sep 2 2015 | comment  
And my daughter is only entering high school.

Father’s Day: The difference a dad makes
Carolyn Moynihan | Jun 19 2015 | comment  
Laughter, courage, self-control and security are all better with dad around.

#MySoberSwag
Nicole M. King | Jun 2 2015 | comment  
Adolescents from intact families drink less.

Antibiotics for infants aren’t a good idea
Nicole M. King | May 18 2015 | comment  
And how family breakdown may increase antibiotic use.

Trusting in the goodness of your children
Anna Eastland | May 14 2015 | comment  
Mums, renew confidence in yourselves.

Why I’d like to be a mother
Tamara El-Rahi | May 10 2015 | comment  
Mums are kind of great.

Hello selfies, goodbye empathy
Tamara El-Rahi | Mar 25 2015 | comment  
Imagine a society without empathy - pretty scary.

Happier kids in eight steps
Tamara El-Rahi | Feb 25 2015 | comment  
Simple tips for raising your kids to be happy people.

Child care and problem behaviour
Nicole M. King | Jan 28 2015 | comment  
Do kids who went to daycare act out more?

All your kids wanted for Christmas was…
Tamara El-Rahi | Jan 16 2015 | comment  
You!

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