More parents are choosing to delay their child starting school, especially boys.
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.
Parents play an important role in when their teenage children start drinking and their drinking patterns as they grow.
Teenagers pick up cues about drinking from you and your family. Here's how you can help them develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.
Do you have to choose between independence and attachment?
With the pressure on parents rising, we could all learn something from the concept of 'good enough parenting' proposed half a century ago.
Social connections at camp can help build your child’s social network.
With summer in full swing and kids flocking to camps across Canada, how do you assess whether your child's having a good experience? Some suggestions on how to evaluate what will work for your child.
Parents need to adopt new roles to encourage learning when their kids transition to primary school.
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.
How can dads and daughters reconnect after a divorce?
Daughters across the US feel like their relationship with their father was damaged by their parents' divorce. Here are steps daughters can take to repair that relationship.
When played in moderation, electronic games can be beneficial for children’s learning and development.
Low-to-moderate use of electronic games may have a positive effect on children's later academic achievement, but overuse can be detrimental.
How much is too much screen time for kids?
For decades, parents have fretted over 'screen time,' limiting the hours their children spend looking at a screen. But as times change, so does media... and how parents should (or shouldn't) regulate it.
Culturally biased psychology research and the advice based on it ends up in textbooks. But it’s not appropriate for everyone.
Most psychology research that forms the basis of parenting advice might not apply to you. So, how do you know whether to trust it?
Should I stay or should I go? More and more dads are staying at home.
The last recession put more men in the position of full-time child carers. How are they coping?
Wives sometimes chide their husbands for being cold or distant toward their sons. But men express their love in subtle ways that deserve to be honored rather than belittled.
Access to loved ones helps reduce reoffending.
Children don’t always want to eat what’s in front of them.
Having trouble getting your kids to eat? Here are six things you could do at the table, and before, to make meal times a bit less stressful.
The number of men married to each other who have children is rising following legal rulings about marriage equality.
Research reveals few differences between the parenting of gay men and their straight peers. But it looks like gay fathers could be more apt to volunteer at their children's schools.
What can parents do to help their children manage the political climate?
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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?
It’s about more than gender dynamics: Do social institutions get in the way of dads being dads?
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Why is it all about mom? Fathers want to be more involved in their children's lives, but are limited by public policy and social institutions. This is a bad deal for dads, kids and moms alike.
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Parents need to focus on context and consistency.
DaddyOFive parents Mike and Heather Martin issue an apology for their prank videos.
As the case of US YouTube channel DaddyOFive shows, there's a fine line between pranking your kids and exploitation.
People with autism sometimes struggle to tell stories, but there are ways parents can help.
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People tell each other stories every day about the things they've seen and done. For many children with autism, this kind of personal narrative doesn't come easily. Here's how parents can help.
The court found that parents have a strong interest in a "genetic affinity" with their children, one that can merit compensation if subverted.