I’ve just survived my first school holidays as a first-time parent. What I’ve learned is that parents are noble creatures. Noble, but very stupid, and very tired. So very tired.
As a gamer and a parent, I feel we need to heavily salt the negative sensationalism about gaming. Our kids are not at risk. In fact, quite the opposite.
I grew up adoring the world of Harry Potter. But as a parent, I will not be sending my child to Hogwarts, thank you very much.
I’m a father, so I’m an expert. Let me tell you, the rise of nonsense child names is certainly real, and it will certainly kill us all. All Hail Prime Minister Jayden.
Now that they’ve successfully cloned primates, we’re next. But are we ready to welcome the clone versions of us into our lives?
Those parents who blame the Internet for the ease of horror on developing minds should know that they’re the primary news source of Junior’s (mis)understanding.
Novelist, social commentator and drug addict Aldous Huxley had many great ideas. But is he the kind of person that you’d leave your kids around? The answer should be yes.
When is discipline abuse? When do you feel that as a stranger you need to step in? We have some expert advice on how to help as a third party.
After crossing paths with a father of my grandson’s generation, I was taken aback by the even split of parental duties. So, well done there.
The path to remaining relevant to your teenage children is to be the well-adjusted adult you were before becoming a parent.
We love our Mothers, we do. And to prove it, our writers have earnestly agreed to let them share horrible stories about them. Naw.
Mum (and realist) Chetna Prakash has a tried and tested solution to democratically solve the whaling issue with Japan.
Richard Jackson’s Long Reads addresses the future of the UK Monarchy, taking the lead in parenting and a lighter view of a dark addiction.
Parent and realist Rachel Reitsma offers her thoughts on the subjective science of happiness, and how she differs from her kids.
With reports that overly positive parenting can lead to narcissism in children, psychologist – and parent – Alice Savona wants her kids to feel valued, not over-valued, and to thus grow up resilient.
Ash Imani receives a timely and important Christmas lesson about social media and privacy – from his five-year-old daughter. #outofthemouths…
Kati Woods takes you inside the parenting confessional where she admits without shame or need for penance – “I am a Christian mother”.
The letters ‘ASD’ may suggest a parental minefield ahead for some, but for the sake of her beloved son, Sarah Widdup is finding her way through…