Tweens to Teens
Children are measuring their worth in the amount of likes or comments they get.
My colleague Michelle Quinn got her son an iPhone when he entered high school last year. My son wasn't so lucky.
Blisters cover more than 95 per cent of this 14-year-old's body - but he's only concerned with the positives.
When my 5-year-old daughter began asking I didn't know what to say - until I realised I was happy for her to decide what she wanted.
The chance of your child staying close to her pals through high school is pretty slim, says a new study.
There are two types of parents: those who taught their teens to drive, and those who live in bliss.
Father "took matters into his own hands" after hearing his teen daughter had been in a fight... and was swiftly arrested.
Ask any teenager for directions and he can pull up Google Maps quicker than you can recite an address
She had just three things on her bucket list. And she died moments after completing it.
When I left home, I didn’t know how to cook much more than blueberry muffins from a mix.
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.