Christmas tends to assume a strong sense of its own significance in times of protracted conflict.
New research highlights the dangers of being too supportive when family relations are strained.
It is time to understand what parental alienating behaviors are so that we don't allow them to be used to hurt others anymore.
It's easy to imagine the sadness that comes with a loved one's disappearance, but there's anger too – and admin.
Some dads need just as much help as mums, but society isn't giving it to them.
Teenagers are heavily influenced by what their friends eat, to the extent that they forget about their parents' cooking.
Malcolm Turnbull's video and Bill Shorten's book are underpinned by the same idea: the love their parents had for them, and that in turn imbued them with the right qualities to become prime minister.
Women who publicly state their desire never to be mothers in the traditional sense challenge the idea that woman and mother are synonymous.
Gaming is a way to connect to family members. Those relationships can improve mental and physical well-being, in addition to creating meaningful personal bonds.
The idea of family is still undergoing fundamental change, but progress towards an egalitarian era may be hamstrung by class and wealth.
The 'apostolic exhortation' calls for greater understanding of divorced couples, but falls short of allowing them a full life within the church.
The history of the government's push for parenting classes.
Across Europe, there has been a rise in the number of women earning the most in their family.
Children growing up with other relatives are more likely to be from an ethnic minority.
Anne Tyler’s Booker short-listed novel is an exquisite meditation on family life.
Some countries make it easier than others for women to have a family and keep on working.
The abolition of inheritance tax in Norway is having repercussions on their cabin culture.
How successful a mother or career scientist one can become depends on how one's available time is divided between the two activities.
Prominent arguments against same-sex marriage have been based on history, tradition, human rights, and social scientific research into health and welfare. The role of religion has been less explicit.
By limiting financial support to smaller families, the government is doing its best to stop undesirables from reproducing.