Parents must nurture their child’s skills and gifts instead of mollycoddling them.
Helicopter parenting is when parents hover over their children, watching their every move and setting too high standards of success.
She has been taking her mentally challenged daughter to the market on her old bicycle nearly every day for the past 15 years or more.
Parents are responsible for bringing up their children to obey the law, to have a sense of right and wrong, and to be productive Malaysians.
Socially conservative attitudes prevail across most of Asia where Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei outlaw sexual relations between men.
Such a curfew would be difficult to enforce and, in any case, parenting should not be outsourced to the government.
Most parents do not plan adequately for their children's visits to the doctor.
Utah has become the first US state to allow children to roam free and take part in unsupervised activities under a "Free Range Parenting" law that went into effect on Tuesday.
The programs are also associated with better behaviour and emotional health.
With the spate of tragedies involving children, parents should be made to sit for and pass an exam before being allowed to bring a child into this world.
It is about time parents take full responsibility for their children's behaviour by exercising tough but fair parenting skills.
Ibu bapa hanya mahukan yang terbaik untuk anak tetapi ada kalanya mereka lupa kesempurnaan itu sebenarnya tidaklah baik sangat untuk anak yang sedang membesar.
Such courses alone are not enough to prevent child abuse. We also need to apply common sense and strict enforcement of the law.
We want to find out if the firecrackers were made at home or bought from someone, says police chief.