One of the most unpleasant and distracting sounds known to humankind is the whining of a child. It can be like finger nails on a blackboard.
Since the school holidays are now upon us, and sticking with the technology theme of the past few weeks, let's look at internet bingeing, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Whatever your feelings about "computer games", playing competitive esports requires some of the same skills as traditional codes, writes Ian Munro.
Americans mightn't understand the word "fortnight", but they do understand Fortnite. I've discovered my grandchildren understand both, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
We're heading to the colder time of the year, but there's still no reason why youngsters shouldn't spend a good part of each day outside, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
We must give our children a sustainable environment, favourable to human existence, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
It's important that we allow our youngsters to carve out their own niche and are watching for ways to support them, 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.
In our sexualised society the emphasis is pretty much always on pleasure rather than consequences and relationships, writes Ian Munro.