Low-to-moderate use of electronic games may have a positive effect on children's later academic achievement, but overuse can be detrimental.
What schools should be doing to deal with the crisis in children’s mental health.
How a lack of sleep impacts a child's ability to learn.
Nicholas, aged 6, was watching TV one day when his tooth fell out. He noticed that the bottom edge of the tooth was very spiky. Now he wants to know why.
We must have open conversations with kids so they're able to identify reliable news online.
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.