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.
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.
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.
This week I was introduced to an expression new to me, although it's apparently been around for several years: "snowplough parenting", writes Ian Munro.
Christmas is coming and while the geese might be getting fat, the wallet is unlikely to be - unless it's with eftpos receipts, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Whatever the season, ball games still play a major part in our leisure and sporting consciousness, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
When teenagers are in a rush, lots of "annoying, time-consuming things" don’t get done and often taking care of their teeth is one of these, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
I recently had the opportunity to save Planet Earth from space invaders. It was a demanding and exhausting job, but I did it, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Exams can be a time of pressure and one where a little bit of family tolerance and understanding can help, writes Ian Munro.
In this time of disinformation and deceit, having the skills to think critically is vital, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.