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?
Why is it all about mom? Fathers want to be more involved in their children's lives, but are limited by public policy and social institutions. This is a bad deal for dads, kids and moms alike.
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.
People tell each other stories every day about the things they've seen and done. For many children with autism, this kind of personal narrative doesn't come easily. Here's how parents can help.
The court found that parents have a strong interest in a "genetic affinity" with their children, one that can merit compensation if subverted.
From April, single parents will have to look for work when their youngest child turns three.
Higher child support payments actually lead to an increase in the employment rate of single mums, research finds.
Whilst most parents do vaccinate, health professionals often find it difficult to talk with those who are hesitant or decline. A new resource provides information and communication support.
Fathers aren't to blame for all of their childrens' problems.
For young children, how we speak is often more important than what we say. Even 'positive' generalizations can lead children to adopt negative stereotypes.
The recent women's marches were a reminder that equality in parenting has a long way to go.
Here are some tips to get your picky eater into lifelong healthy habits.
The education minister says that under Labor there were child care price spikes of up to 14% over a 12 month period, but under the Coalition those have fallen to "around 6% on average". Is that right?
New research highlights the dangers of being too supportive when family relations are strained.
Bedtime stories can be comforting, chilling and mysterious, but new research highlights how emotions change depending on how children are doing it.
Healthy Australians slide into extreme inactivity and poor dietary choices over a just a few years of feeling time poor and rushed in their daily lives.
Poor childhood conditions, such as exposure to poverty and stunting, are associated with long-term disadvantages to health, education, social adjustment and earnings.
Telling parents how to love their child undermines parental confidence.
It is time to understand what parental alienating behaviors are so that we don't allow them to be used to hurt others anymore.