Speaking in what seems to be a code has always been a teenage thing - either because they’re trying to hide something, or, more likely, just simply to communicate in their own way.
We're reaching the end of the exam season and, particularly for those students in their last year of school, it can be a time to celebrate and to party, Ian Munro writes.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares some thoughts on how late tweens and teens should be out and about.
Sleep is obviously important: our immune system benefits, short-term memories become long-term memories and children seem to do most of their growing while sleeping.
They have their allowance and their piggy bank - now a few ideas for teaching budgeting and managing spending when they’re a little older, writes Ian Munro.
Over the past two weeks we’ve looked at paying an allowance for being part of Team Family, writes Ian Munro.
Teaching children the value of money should start at an early age, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
The conversations outside the classroom as we wait for the end of the day pick-up are always interesting, writes Ian Munro.
Constant refrains in my grandchildren’s house during my recent visit were: "Have you washed your hands?" and "Have you cleaned your teeth?", writes Ian Munro.
While our grandson had some understanding about the recent terrorist attacks in the UK, it went over the head of his younger sister, writes Ian Munro.
Last year while I was visiting the United Kingdom they turned on the Brexit vote for my entertainment, and this year Theresa May provided a snap election while I was there, writes Ian Munro.
The shortest day's upon us, with the usual miserable winter weather to follow. Here's some tips on how to cope with cooped-up children.
For parents, tackling that out-of-control teen to regain personal power requires setting some clear boundaries.