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.
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.