Children’s imaginations around events can be even more frightening than reality.
Social media was alive with offers of help: 'a bed for the night', 'a lift home', 'free taxi rides'.
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?
Junk food brands are blurring the line between advertising, entertainment and socialising.
Adults are dumbfounded – and according to an expert on fads, that's probably the point.
We are not hard-wired to read. It has taken thousands of years of practice to forge connections in our brains to help us do this.
Parents need to focus on context and consistency.
As the case of US YouTube channel DaddyOFive shows, there's a fine line between pranking your kids and exploitation.
The Victorians had some interesting solutions to the problem of telling children where our stuff comes from.
The economic costs of having children are more often shouldered by women, so mothers tend to accumulate less capital over time.
From the Amazon to Nicaragua, there are humans who never learn numbers. What can these anumeric cultures teach us about ourselves?
People used to think that when they looked up at the night sky, they were seeing all of space. Then American astronomer Edwin Hubble found out something so amazing, NASA named a telescope after him.
Children's opinions about their own care are often not sought by parents and healthcare professionals.
Four tips for teaching reading.
Car seats and their endless harnesses, straps and buckles feel like an engineering nightmare for parents. But they work.
It's not all child's play.
At the age of four, children have a basic understanding of gender differences and expectations. But it is unlikely they would knowingly be sexist.
Why a common sense approach is needed when it comes to autism and primary school tests.
Spending time with pets can lead to significantly improved social skills and motivation for learning.
Can disturbed sleep patterns have an impact on a child’s ability to acquire language and vocabulary?