It's year 13 for your eldest and there's a likelihood that they'll be leaving home next year.
Our kids of all ages need our attention, love and acknowledgement of them and their qualities, writes 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.
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.
Americans mightn't understand the word "fortnight", but they do understand Fortnite. I've discovered my grandchildren understand both, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Even though it might be a phase, biting isn't something that a child can be left to grow out of, writes parenting columnist Ian Munro.
Economic necessity created by the current high rentals and mortgages, zero-hour contracts, or wages lower than the living wage makes it almost certain that all the adults in a household will be working outside the home.
From the day they are born, babies soak in everything they smell, taste, feel and hear, and, as they begin to focus, also what they see.
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.
Parenting columnist Ian Munro sees the benefits of a sugar tax- particularly when it comes to the health of our kids.
Ever since Cain and Abel, sibling rivalry has been a feature of family life and it's amazing the many different and creative forms it can take.
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.
Whatever your feelings about "computer games", playing competitive esports requires some of the same skills as traditional codes, writes Ian Munro.
Bedwetting is one of those issues on which most parents seem to have an opinion, but no easy answers.
Is the house a zoo in the morning with everyone rushing around and the children getting little more than barked at?