The beginning of a new school term is often met with resistance from kids who would prefer to stay on school holidays. But for some parents, getting their kids to go to school is an ongoing battle.
Early exposure to a second (foreign) language will not disturb the children's language development. Some myths have been explained.
School is out and screens make tempting babysitters. Follow these recommendations to allow your child some screen time without compromising their health and development.
New research shows that parenting stress is lowest if grandparents do some of the care - as opposed to more formal arrangements.
If your child has a problem with defiant behaviours, there are a number of things you can do to avoid standoffs and reduce the chance of meltdowns. Here's how.
Parents aren't taught how to verify the health information they find online. So here are some ways to ensure the sources are credible and trustworthy.
With these changes, it feels like Apple is finally acknowledging the new type of digital native they’ve created, and considering how to help them live a balanced life.
Monkey see, monkey do: it's important to be a good food role model.
Utah's new 'free-range' parenting law restores certain rights to parents regarding when they can leave their children unattended. But does the law go too far or not far enough?
New research shows that parenthood contributes to the gender pay gap and penalises all women, particularly those who were on high incomes before having children.
Babies would rather listen to each other than to their parents' babytalk, according to new research.
The flat screened babysitter is part of growing up.
Shared parental leave can make a huge difference to all parents – not just families with two biological parents.
Some children's tantrums, irritability and defiance well exceed that typically found in healthy children of the same age. This can be overwhelming for parents, especially as children grow.
Research suggests that government spending on very young children is a good investment.
Raising children to speak more than one language is a challenge for parents in today's world. Here are some tips to raise bilingual children.
Finding time to read to your children can be hard, but there are several ways you can make sure your child gets the most out of time for reading aloud.
Some experts fret that the US birthrate is on the decline. That might not be so surprising, when the cost of having children in the US has grown exponentially since the 1960s.
The shift from daylight saving time will leave kids' body clocks an hour "out of sync", in a similar way to jet lag. Here are some evidence-based strategies to deal with this.
Domperidone raises levels of prolactin, which increases the production of breast milk. It's safe for mothers and babies, but not all women will experience the same increase in milk volume.