Five important people have played a vital role in helping to mould and shape Piper into the strong, confident and independent little girl that she's become.
Our willingness to overlook our own parenting judgement and experiences in favour of celebrity sound bites isn't new.
Working mums have daughters who are better educated and higher earning while their sons do more housework and childcare.
I wanted to celebrate my 40th birthday in style. With four children and limited funds, how to achieve that was questionable.
Suddenly Solomon, whom I used to bathe, dress and cuddle, is no longer a child. He can vote, he could go to jail (but I hope he doesn't), he can go to war.