Renown Australian piano educator, Elissa Milne, has written a great article for parents considering piano for their children. 10 Things You Should Do BEFORE Your Child Begins Piano Lessons, outlines very helpful advice for parents.
For more articles on becoming a 'model piano parent', Gina from Diary of a Piano Mama, has lot's of easy tips up her sleeve. She's Australian which makes her perspective on music education highly valuable! Her article, Recipe for Success: The first 6 months of piano lessons, has lots of great piano lesson tips for beginner students and beginner (or returning) parents.