It’s not been a great summer in a lot of places this year. And it hasn’t been a great summer for water safety either, writes Ian Munro.
The fallout from the activities of boys from two Wellington secondary schools has been a recent hot topic for discussion, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
There are times in a family’s life when big things happen, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
These days the speed of change means that even adult-speak is not constant, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
Generation Z, those born after 2000, are now reaching their mid-teens. Social media, smart phones, terrorism and neo-liberal politics have been the background to their lives, writes Ian Munro.
Ian Munro discusses excercise and its place in our children's wellbeing.
Ian Munro discusses the health of children when it comes to sport.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro discusses young children and water safety.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro returns to the discussion surrounding digital media and children.
This week, Ian Munro discusses being a parent in the "information-age".
Parenting columnist Ian Munro shares some advice on making the best of the silly season.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro has some strategies to help get that morning lie-in.
Ian Munro writes of his feelings on the current political climate, and how it may affect our youngsters.
Having an imaginary friend can be helpful to a child's development, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
It can be very difficult for children to do the sort of sensory sifting adults do, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro has some advice on how to deal with a difficult child.
Just as children's brains need stimulation and input for proper development, so do their immune systems, writes Ian Munro.
Times may have changed, but the need by children for a grandparent in their lives hasn’t, writes Ian Munro.
There’s no question that we feel better when we practise kindness - but so do the recipient and those around, parenting columnist Ian Munro writes.
We all need to hear loving statements from the people we care about, says parenting columnist Ian Munro.