From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.
The assumption that children’s schooling decisions are mainly decided by their parents, and their fathers in particular, is not entirely accurate.
There a number of ways you can use music to shape your child's brain for success, from 16 weeks gestation right up until they start school.
New research shows that having a child in foster care is often harmful to a mother's mental and physical health.
Parents killing their children is uncommon, but there are some risk factors around the crime such as mental illness, previous abuse and domestic violence.
Halloween is upon us, and the sugar is horrible for your kids' teeth and health. But fear not -- there are things parents can do to lessen the impact of the candy binge.
We need to shift the focus away from parenting that relies on threats and rewards, to one that nurtures meaningful parent-child and child-technology relationships.
Some parents think their four-year-old boy's emotional outbursts and aggressive behaviour can be blamed on their hormones. Here's why that's a myth.
Think you've had the sex talk so now you're done? Think again.
While talking about drugs with young people isn't always comfortable, research has shown that it's critical for prevention.
Inequality across the domestic sphere – housework and parenting – jeopardises relationship quality.
New research shows that families in Japan and the US struggle in very similar ways with how technology is affecting their lives, their relationships and each other.
Poor sleep in infants and children has been linked to an array of problems, from aggression to poor school performance to diabetes, obesity and suicide. Our expert reviews the science.
Parental well-being is being adversely affected by baby advice which isn't backed by evidence.
Parents can help protect their kids from cannabis abuse by openly discussing the health risks, the pleasures and the responsible ways to use the drug.
About 60% of children in South Africa under 10 years don't live with their biological fathers. But research sheds light on those who despite the pressures remain involved in their children’s lives.
Technology enables many ways of interacting. We need to be more specific and scientific.
School can always be stressful, but starting high school for the first time comes with its own fears and anxieties. Here's some simple advice for parents to help their freshmen navigate the new year.
Parents need to use different approaches to shape behaviour depending on the child's personality type.
Sex education in progressive countries like The Netherlands and Switzerland emphasizes intimacy, adventure and connection. Lower rates of teen pregnancy and sexual dysfunction ensue.