The lead author of a new American Academy of Pediatrics statement summarizes important guidelines for children's use of electronic devices.
Young people actually take responsibility for their own financial decisions but they fail to learn from their parents about how to handle money, new research shows.
Most of us learn to tie our shoelaces, dress ourselves and eat with cutlery with relative ease. But for children with dyspraxia, these tasks are incredibly difficult to master.
People often tell new parents to avoid 'baby talk' because it will slow down the child's language development. But evidence shows it does the opposite.
While some parents are investing in tutoring and preparing for examinations from an early age, others are strongly rejecting this approach. Why is this?
Any reforms must move beyond a focus on administrative processes to acknowledge the lived experiences of child support which can be disguised by formal policy.
The clinical committee reviewing obstetrics services for the federal government's Medicare review said suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in Australia. Is that true?
Why do babies get reflux more than children and adults? Do any treatments work?
Reducing stubbornly high levels of violence can be achieved if there is a focus on ensuring that children are not exposed to violence or toxic stress at home.
The good and bad things that happen in early childhood set the stage for health and well-being throughout a person's life.
Hair has long been a source of anxiety and shame for African-Americans. One psychologist has made it her life's work to reverse this trend.
That deafening din was millions of years in the making.
Electronic baby simulators given to schoolgirls as part of a sex education program may make teenage girls more, not less, likely to become pregnant, a new Australian study has found.
Child sport success relies on having a positive parental influence.
If you have a ten-month-old baby, what do you need to know? What do you need to ask your GP about the benefits and risks of antibiotics?
Harsh tales of mothers and fathers thrust into the court system as they seek the best treatment for a sick child are a warning.
Babies cry. A lot. But when does crying become colic, and what can we do about it?
New research confirms what many parents already know: head lice are getting harder to kill. How else can we control these itchy pests plaguing our playgrounds?
Thanks to life-skills training, girls who previously believed it improbable that they would go on to secondary school are now allowing themselves to dream about possibilities.
The majority of parents in the UK believe social media harms their children's moral development.