Cannabis was legalized in Canada one year ago but we know little about the effects of parents using it in front of their children.
One in four Australians is overweight or obese by the time they reach adolescence, but it's difficult to predict who is at risk. These three questions can help.
The idea that we can sit down calmly and rationally and explain to our children how they can take drugs safely overlooks a bundle of emotional issues.
Daylight saving time starts this weekend, and it can often be the beginning of new dramas getting kids to bed. Here's how to make the transition a little smoother.
Almost one in three new mothers report severe problems getting their baby to sleep and settle. Every baby is different but some women are more likely to struggle – here's why.
Designating an object with the movement of a finger is at the heart of human communication, yet precisely why we point isn't clearly understood. A new paper indicates that it may be related to touch.
Single parents and unmarried parents who live together spend less on their children than married parents.
Many educators receive little or no training in how to spot brain injuries resulting from a concussion. There are ways to improve collaboration.
The man whose book outsold all others, except the Bible.
On top of teaching them how to recognize numbers and count to 10, make sure they're playing with puzzles.
A technique developed for teachers and tutors can work if followed by the child's loved ones.
Under the right circumstances, homework help from parents is helpful.
If we really want to close the gender pay gap, we need to talk about traps we fall into at home.
Clicker training and treats aren't the way to raise a healthy and happy child.
Research shows if time out is used occasionally, briefly and the child understands the process, it can be a useful parenting tool for kids aged two to eight.
Specialists offer a series of tips on how parents of children with autism spectrum disorder can help their children communicate with more people and in different places.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?
The best-selling author of the Tomorrow series is also a teacher and school principal. His new book The Art of Growing Up has many truths on raising children, but also many contradictions.
Seven to 10 days in bed with a high fever and rash is the best outcome you can expect if your child catches measles. Brain damage or death is the worst.
Does beer help a new mother's milk come in? Does 'pumping and dumping' allow you to drink and breast-feed? A doctor sorts the evidence from the myth.