Many children are born into families which are vegetarian for cultural, religious, health, ethical or economical reasons. But are they getting the nutrients they need for growth and development?
Parents who provide learning support at home can improve their child's literacy and emotional development, regardless of their class or educational background.
Science explains why people pick partners who look like their parents – without involving Freud.
Helping your teenager with their homework can make them feel incompetent and can hinder their own skills development.
A new study shows how concerned parents of young children are about e-books.
The start of a new school year is the time when shy teenagers are least likely to be excluded from new friendship groups.
A headteacher asked parents not to do the school run in pyjamas – but it says more about those in power than parental morals.
Basic foods can fulfil a child’s nutritional needs at school and keep them energetic and alert.
Parents need to be pushier and demand private school places for their children.
Children with disabilities are frequently discriminated against in Australian schools, with parents asked to send their child to another school or fork out extra money.
As the new school year begins, here's some advice for how parents and teachers can get off on the right foot.
Inner-city parents in urban redevelopment zones are the most likely to have problems getting their children into a government school.
Rather than being microcosms of the community, schools are increasingly divided by class and ethnicity.
Understand what's going on in your child's brain and it could help your parenting.
Children don't learn all aspects of language from their parents, but invent a language structure themselves.
The history of the government's push for parenting classes.
Parents in three Australian states are being given misleading advice about the dangers of lead to babies and small children – including failing to warn pregnant women about miscarriage risks.
Stories about Santa can help to develop imagination, so there’s nothing wrong with bringing a little joyful magic into your child’s life.
It's not just about passing exams – parents are paying for their children to be 'people smart'.
Do expectations about the "right" parent involvement take into account America's large diversity?