Tweens to Teens
Keira Baker is 15 and doesn't have Facebook. Or Instagram. Or any other social media. OMG
All teenage NZ girls should be fitted with contraceptive implants or IUDs, Otago researchers say.
Beth* first realised something was wrong when her daughter complained of a rash "down there".
A few years ago she was not on social media. Now that she is a 12, everything is different.
Selecting the right amount of data for your family can be tricky. Too often it results in an unexpected bill.
She’s too young to understand everything I want to tell her. But I want her to know some of life’s best-kept secrets.
Middle-class parents are snubbing local schools, with “white flight” becoming commonplace.
As parents, we often revel in the similarities we see between us and our offspring.
Being dyslexic doesn't mean you won't achieve greatness: this 12-year-old is on her way and Branson is taking notice.
Mother urges law change so parents know about underage kids having abortions.
It is an entirely good thing to encourage defiance in our daughters.
When it comes to learning about sexuality, yes, girls want information from their mothers, but far more than that, it’s the emotional connection to us they crave.
My husband and I never made a conscious decision to not limit screen time for our kids; we simply didn't worry about it.
Almost one-in-ten teens is a "pure bully" and for many the outlook is not good - but neither is it for their victims.
I was at a stand-up gig the other night when a woman in the audience approached me and said she'd "done something stupid".
You know your daughter is a fully fledged teen when she starts ticking off the points on this list.
The Tooth Fairy helps children cope with losing their teeth and Cupid offers the assistance of his arrow in the name of love. But who who will comfort girls when they get their first period?
The sassy student's earthy and at times expletive-ridden comments have won over many.
Peta Mathias – traveller, writer, cook, bon vivant – offers her unconventional wisdom for the dilemmas of modern life.
A nude picture lives in eternity — it's an artefact of trauma, and an object of blackmail, that never goes away.
We need to educate and embolden our daughters to fight back against pornography, which is warping the behaviour of boys.
A neuroscientist who studies the adolescent mindset has provocative new insights.
She couldn't believe the stories her son was being told - but her reaction got her banned from the school.
Think your dad is embarrassing? At least he doesn't videobomb you to brag about his social media followers.
Research showed body image programs for pre-adolescent students should be gender specific.
There are few more satisfying payoffs in the Internet age than the practice of judging the self-obsessed
The amount of time spent doing homework becomes irrelevant when compared to the amount of effort teens put in.
Today's teenagers are SO disgusting that in the last week headlines around the world have been dedicated to their revoltingness.
There's been a call to screen porn in schools, so students are prepared to see it in the real world. Is a classroom really the place?
Having your child bullied at school is one of the greatest fears of parents – and research shows this fear is well founded.