Mobile health apps, teleconferencing with experts and thoughtfully designed educational platforms can all help families during the chaotic and confusing early years.
If schools and childcare centres shut without the necessary support, Australia may permanently lose valuable teachers and early childhood educators.
The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.
It starts with recognising your child needs support. Then, you have to prove they are eligible for it. Finally, you have to find the appropriate support. There's help available along the way.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
It doesn't work, so why do so many parents do it?
It's important for babies to be in control of the pace and amount they eat.
While many families are busy planning how to spend their time together this Christmas holiday season, others are planning how to manage their time apart.
Unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are not only wasteful, but may also have unintended consequences for a child's health.
DNA testing gives limited information about whether people are likely to be related. But even if we overcame the many practical and legal hurdles to implementing it, what's the point?
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
There's no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.
Over the past few decades secondary schools have become larger and fewer in number. For parents, this had made choices at once more limited, but also more complicated.
Our new research shows that children who are physically active every day tend to perform better in exams.
Communication, contact and an end to conflict all help children accommodate this major change.
Specialists offer a series of tips on how parents of children with autism spectrum disorder can help their children communicate with more people and in different places.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?
The best-selling author of the Tomorrow series is also a teacher and school principal. His new book The Art of Growing Up has many truths on raising children, but also many contradictions.
The Earned Income Tax Credit was established in 1975 to reduce payroll taxes and help with rising prices for low-income families. Today, it could help poor families with housing.