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.
Vaccines against multiple diseases in one jab strengthen kids' immune systems, not weaken them. Here's why we shouldn't fear these combination vaccines.
When to start their child at school is often a stressful decision for parents, and there is a need for more support for them in making that choice.
The transition from early learning parent involvement to primary school level often leads to less face time with school and teachers and more home-based support for children.
There are several ways to help children learn and be interested in maths – even the reluctant ones.
Bo, aged nine, wants to know why adults think video games are bad.
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.