The stash of hidden magazines you might remember from your youth is vastly different from the sexually explicit content children are exposed to today.
Some parents worry their teens' obsession with dark fiction means they'll grow up and overthrow the government -- like Katniss Everdeen in Hunger Games. How real is this concern?
Do you know why onions make your eyes water? Neither do 83% of parents.
Right now, teachers across Australia are busy writing up end-of-year report cards for nearly 4 million school students. But what should you do if your child brings home a report you're not happy with?
Birth order offers an intuitively appealing explanation for the perplexing differences between us and our siblings. Only problem is, it's a myth.
The severing of what many consider an everlasting bond is more common than you'd think.
Completing your child's homework can protect them from failure – a key part of the learning process.
Gay fathers often operate outside traditional gender roles and provide a model of "conscious parenting" that could offer some important lessons to heterosexual partnerships.
Here are five scientific studies from the last 12 months with simple tips for raising healthy children.
Some might say we're in the age of the 'priceless' child, but The New Yorker certainly doesn't think so.
A Harvard University researcher last week suggested western women stop breastfeeding after a couple of months to reduce the risk of passing potentially harmful toxins on to infants via breast milk.
The National Health and Medical Research Council call for public submissions on whether sex selection should be allowed without a medical reason recognises changing social attitudes.
Footage of children throwing tantrums when their tablet is taken away can be unsettling. But the fact is technology can be good for their development, if they engage with it positively.
Feeling guilty and out of your depth as a parent? You're not alone – and there are ways to turn the guilt you're feeling into positive changes for your family.
Thanks to IVF and donor conception, infertile couples, single women and lesbian couples now have a better chance of starting families. But while common, it's rarely openly discussed.
We humans think we sit on top of the food chain, but the pediculosis capitis mite – the head louse – sits above us, on the top of our heads.
Fear-based messages from practitioners and awareness campaigns encourage perfectionism and unwarranted personal responsibility for events over which new mums may have little control.
Thanks to IVF and donor conception, infertile couples, single women and lesbian couples now have a better chance at starting families. But how does it all work? Ask the experts here.
By limiting financial support to smaller families, the government is doing its best to stop undesirables from reproducing.
By better supporting at-risk families we can prevent the 'transmission' of mental illness from parents to children.