School reports are coming soon. Here's a guide for how to interpret and make best use of your child's school report.
Values – and capital – are clearly passed down from one generation to the next.
Most dads aren't taking shared parental leave – new research reveals why.
Poorer families don't have the resources to achieve the same as better off families – yet they're being blamed for their situation.
Parent blaming has taken a new turn – no longer just criticised for failing to attend to their child’s every need, parents are now being condemned for 'over-parenting'.
It’s very difficult to measure whether a conception was intended. But those data are vital to understanding women's choices.
Reading styles vary in effectiveness. Here are six things you can do, based on research, to help your child get the most out of shared reading.
Make maths more fun with these tips
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
Forget the "summer slide" here's how you can help your child learn more over the summer holidays.
Estimating parents' capacity to contribute to their children's schooling is both vital and politically sensitive. Schools with well-off parents get much less funding from government.
In this professor's class, there are no calculators. Instead, students learn advanced math by talking, drawing pictures, playing with beach balls – and knitting.
Encouraging and supporting failure can make your child more resilient, better able to cope and help them grow.
The number of UK babies being born to surrogate mothers has risen by 255% in the past six years.
The number of births in the US is down 2 percent. That pops the country's 'fertility bubble' – and brings numbers closer in line with peer countries.
Babies would rather listen to each other than to their parents' babytalk, according to new research.
Sure Start centres are shutting or becoming ‘hubs’, but will they still provide the services which local families value and need?
Early STEM skills are as important as early literacy skills. Parents can help their preschoolers develop STEM skills by working these simple techniques into everyday activities.
Parents only want the best for their children, but caring for the environment doesn't happen overnight.
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.