Many urban children who took part in a program that was supposed to enrich their lives dealt with racism instead. Why can't this cultural exchange become a two-way street?
Around 8% of young people are thought to hear voices at some stage in childhood, making it about as common as having asthma or dyslexia.
These books introduce children to Indigenous culture and experiences through colourful pictures and powerful storytelling.
Having trouble getting your kids to eat? Here are six things you could do at the table, and before, to make meal times a bit less stressful.
Bo, aged nine, wants to know why adults think video games are bad.
Children’s imaginations around events can be even more frightening than reality.
Social media was alive with offers of help: 'a bed for the night', 'a lift home', 'free taxi rides'.
With emotionally charged rhetoric from both sides of the aisle and many parents in a heightened state of distress, children are more vulnerable than ever to anxiety. What can parents do?
Junk food brands are blurring the line between advertising, entertainment and socialising.
Adults are dumbfounded – and according to an expert on fads, that's probably the point.
We are not hard-wired to read. It has taken thousands of years of practice to forge connections in our brains to help us do this.
Parents need to focus on context and consistency.
As the case of US YouTube channel DaddyOFive shows, there's a fine line between pranking your kids and exploitation.
The Victorians had some interesting solutions to the problem of telling children where our stuff comes from.
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
From the Amazon to Nicaragua, there are humans who never learn numbers. What can these anumeric cultures teach us about ourselves?
People used to think that when they looked up at the night sky, they were seeing all of space. Then American astronomer Edwin Hubble found out something so amazing, NASA named a telescope after him.
Children's opinions about their own care are often not sought by parents and healthcare professionals.
Four tips for teaching reading.
Car seats and their endless harnesses, straps and buckles feel like an engineering nightmare for parents. But they work.