Top 10 child health problems: What Australian parents think

A recent RCH National Child Health Poll found that excessive screen time was the number one child health concern, with 57 per cent of Australian parents rating it as a big problem.


Best of the Web: Three ways families can restore their digital health, and more

A new study confirms our overuse of screens, the impact of ultra-thin dolls on kids' body image, and using business skills to improve your parenting time.


Best of the Web: 10 tiny mindfulness habits to try with your family, and more

Find family peace with bite-sized mindfulness ideas, beating the bullies and changing lives, and what's the right age for kids to be home alone.


Best of the Web: How to raise kids who can overcome anxiety, and more

Watch a TED Talk on encouraging kids with anxiety to take risks and engage, Australia's anti-bullying day, and getting kids to ask more questions.


‘Thank you for saving my life’: Empowering kids to stymie harm

An online platform where students can anonymously report harmful behaviour is having a profound impact, writes Peter Hanlon. He speaks to Stymie founder Rachel Downie.


Virtual Childhoods: Download your free ebook on keeping kids safe online

Our children are online more than ever, with some experiencing almost virtual childhoods. Parenting educator Caroline Ellen has produced a free ebook, available here, to help guard our young people's online safety.


Best of the Web: Parents need self-care, and more

Why parents need self-care, the case against banning junk food, how not to raise a bully, and more…


‘I knew there’d be controversy, that people would be angry.’

John Marsden's challenging new book, The Art of Growing Up, has divided opinion. In this interview with The Parents' Website, he explains his views.


Best of the Web: the Family Dog is your Teen’s Best Friend, When your Sibling is your Bully, Kids Tell Parents What they Think of Them, and more…

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.