I only see my son once a month, so I gave him a mobile phone to keep in touch. My ex-wife confiscated it when he misbehaved and I'm furious.
Smacking of three children by an "older woman" is said to have caused "considerable upset".
A new book aimed at demystifying sex for teens featuring real life photos of teen couples has been deemed too much by some parents.
Kerri Sackville shares how playing with Barbie took a hilariously scary turn for the worse.
"What's more offensive, a little girl saying f..k or the sexist way society treats girls and women?" That's the question posed by swearing little girls in a viral video.
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