Time to talk about the little ones again. This week - bedtime, writes Ian Munro.
A range of teething and colic powders for babies found to carry a risk of choking on tiny pieces of plastic have been recalled.
It's important to teach your child the basics of everyday living before they leave the nest, writes Ian Munro.
The government's consumer protection branch is looking into a type of cradle that has been linked to over 30 infant deaths in the US.
Fisher-Price recalled nearly 5 million infant sleepers on Friday after more than 30 babies died in them over a 10-year period.
Parents who take the Russian roulette approach to vaccination are extremely selfish. It's not just the wellbeing of their own youngsters at risk, it's also the wellbeing of the community, says Ian Munro.
You don't need more than a warm smile to fly with babies, writes Eva Wiseman.
In our sexualised society the emphasis is pretty much always on pleasure rather than consequences and relationships, writes Ian Munro.
It takes a lot of hard work and modelling to establish the values of personal responsibility, empathy and consideration for others in our children, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
Bring your own device is fast becoming a requirement, or at least an expectation, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
No wonder teenagers are beginning to make a noise about climate change - this is their future, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Summer can be a very relaxed and social time and a time when a single parent actually has the opportunity and space to meet new people in a safe, group setting, as happened recently to a friend of...
Families are preparing for the big move - teens off to tertiary study or work in another town. Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares some thoughts on what can be a tough time.
They've been back at school for a week or so now. How's it been trying to find out how the new year is shaping up, asks parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Get away from that darn television before your eyes go square.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares a few tips on "summer love" - when you discover that your little darling is now someone else's darling.
Our children deserve great summer memories, not a legacy of skin cancer in later years, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Another great summer and getting wet is an essential part of it, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
The Royals enjoyed renewed popularity last year, and not just for their weddings.
Earlier in the month I attended a concert at the Wellington Opera House called Some Enchanted Evening and I wasn't just enchanted, I was spellbound, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.