The lead author of a new American Academy of Pediatrics statement summarizes important guidelines for children's use of electronic devices.
Changes that would widen the gulf between Australian practice and international standards should be avoided at all costs.
Your child may have the fussy-eater genes, but they should still try different foods.
Children start to demonstrate self-awareness as they approach their second birthday – and it helps them to learn.
Praising kids in a generalised way through phrases like, 'well done' or 'aren't you clever' isn't helpful and can actually damage children.
Decreasing levels of empathy in young people are partly due to changes in parenting styles that came about in the 1980s.
Nicola Sturgeon's 'named person' plan for supporting children is a good idea with a major flaw.
Italy is the latest in a line of countries with ageing populations trying to boost proceation through a 'fertility day'.
Fighting back is not the best strategy.
A philosopher of 'procreation ethics' at the center of a controversy over having kids explains why we can't ignore the population question in an era of climate change.
Income poverty statistics tell us relatively little about why Australian children live in poverty, or how to alleviate it. But housing plays a critical part in the problem.
We need children to get hold of their fitness levels - literally.
A recent survey suggests that a third of UK parents avoid reading their children scary stories. Is this a worrying trend?
Ireland is the latest country to offer two years of preschool education to all children. Is it time Australia followed suit?
Fitbit and other wearable technology are good for keeping track of your personal fitness. But should they be used by school children?
Teaching philosophy for just one hour a week can improve children's progress in writing, maths and reading.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield told Q&A that the Children’s eSafety Commissioner has investigated 11,000 cases of cyberbullying and can fine social media firms $17,000 a day. Is that true?
Online porn is big business and has plenty of adults viewing the content. But young children can also be exposed to porn, and much of that comes from accidental or unwanted exposure.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
Child sport success relies on having a positive parental influence.