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10 golden rules for parenting success


The requirements for effective parenting are changing rapidly, just as the profile of parents is changing. Australian parents are now older than ever(30-34 is now the peak child-bearing age group). Families are smaller than ever (over 50% have two children or less). And as children as a percentage of the population shrink (1 in 6 of our population is under 15, compared to 1 in 3 in developing countries),we are less knowledgeable about children than ever. If you add to this mix that children are growing up at the speed of light, information technology can make parents seem redundant, and increasingly parents claim lack of time is their biggest impediment to effective parenting. So what is a parent to do? Here are 10 golden rules to guide you along your parenting journey in 2015: 1. Talk more With families shrinking, kids getting busier and tech devices rapidly multiplying t...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


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