There's no doubt that some pressure is necessary to achieve top performance, but teenagers need to have developed the coping skills to be ready for this, Ian Munro writes.
Ian Munro discusses the pressure on teenagers to perform.
Facebook and email will always wait, but kids don't. They grow up. And opportunities lost can't easily be recaptured, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
This week, parenting columnist Ian Munro revisits "quantity time"
Pre-teen has an irritating new, two-word, passive response to just about every question: "No idea", writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro sets out some good techniques for dealing with squabbling siblings.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro offers advice on the importance of values.
It’s the job of a teenager to work out what’s important to them as they struggle with issues of right and wrong, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares some thoughts on how to cope with a move.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro sees the benefits of a sugar tax- particularly when it comes to the health of our kids.
It's year 13 for your eldest and there's a likelihood that they'll be leaving home next year.
The range of things that kids can find stressful might not be as limited as we often think, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Blue and super heroes are for boys and pink and Disney princesses are for girls. Or maybe not, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
While he was with us over Christmas, the family's youngest let rip with a phrase we'd rather not have heard from him, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
Doing the groceries might seem like a chore, but an American researcher has discovered it has hidden benefits for young children’s development, Rebecca Fox reports.
You check on your teenager before you go to bed and they're not there. Worse, their backpack and some clothes are missing as well, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Parents who would like to better understand and better parent their teenage children will have an opportunity to hear the latest research into teenage brain development at a seminar later this...
We're moving into the pet-request phase of our grandchildren's lives; a horse, a dog, guinea pigs and kittens are on the list writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Ian Munro offers some advice for stressed-out parents.
"You’ve been really growly at me all holidays. Even when I’ve been good and I haven’t done anything wrong." Ill-chosen words, writes Ian Munro.