In this episode of The Anthill podcast, we bring you stories on helicopter parenting, early puberty, and what it's like to grow up as a Muslim in Britain.
Women who were a healthy weight before pregnancy should aim to gain between 11.5 and 16 kilograms during pregnancy.
In a climate of Trumpism, where racism and violence are daily occurrences, the need to reflect on our racialized children and our anti-racism parenting is critical -- on MLK Day and every day.
Starting university is a common cause of heightened stress, with many new challenges for students to overcome.
Children feel worried or nervous in a new situation if they think something bad might happen or if they feel they won’t be able to handle the situation.
Parental views have a big impact on the decisions that children make - so let's help mums and dads support their daughters in STEM careers.
Teaching your kids core principles about sexuality and consent early can help them navigate the gray areas of adulthood.
Many parents are fearful about their children being online. Messaging services for children could help both kids and parents learn how to communicate safely and respectfully in the digital space.
Psychology researchers bring infants into the lab to learn more about how shared book reading influences brain and behavioral development.
Touchscreen technologies have made it easy for children as young as four to go online. Here are some things to teach them about how to be safe on the internet.
Meningococcal is a rare but very serious infection that can lead to blood poisoning and brain infection. But no single vaccine protects against all the strains.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
A picky eater need not ruin dinner and drive parents crazy. Two nutrition experts offer simple strategies for happier and healthier family mealtimes.
Tantrum throwing peaks at age two, as children experience the perfect storm of not being able to express themselves verbally while simultaneously developing their sense of autonomy and independence.
When dealing with young teenagers, information is better than bribes or threats.
Opening the minds of worried new parents to other ways of raising children may assuage fears that if they fail to 'do the right thing,' their children will be doomed.
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.