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?
Adults are dumbfounded – and according to an expert on fads, that's probably the point.
At the age of four, children have a basic understanding of gender differences and expectations. But it is unlikely they would knowingly be sexist.
A new £5m scheme to help women back to work after having children is welcome, but it's a drop in the ocean.
Research shows that providing children with eReading devices can actually inhibit their reading.
Fathers aren't to blame for all of their childrens' problems.
The gap between boys and girls starts early and grows quickly.
There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience.
The education minister says that under Labor there were child care price spikes of up to 14% over a 12 month period, but under the Coalition those have fallen to "around 6% on average". Is that right?
Exposure to nature plays a positive role in brain development by providing children with opportunities to take risks, discover new things, and be creative.
Welcome to the controversial world of sleep consultancy, where coaches and counsellors train new born babies to 'sleep through the night'.
From the informative to the whimsical to the flat out hilarious, here are ten Australian books to keep your child's brain active through the holidays.
Telling parents how to love their child undermines parental confidence.
The questions young people tend to ask about maths often relate to their personal experience of how they found maths in school.
White middle-class parents get an easy time of it when it comes to parental involvement.
Understanding where teens learn about sex and how that influences them can help us find ways to encourage healthy sexual behaviors, such as using condoms and birth control.
Parents of children who have complex healthcare needs often find their role as a mother or father is overwhelmed by all the clinical tasks they have to undertake.
Some youths find in gangs the love and social standing that's missing in their home lives.
The perils of bug parenting.
An increasing number of parents are choosing to toilet train their children from birth, without using nappies. But how effective is this?