Clinically speaking, you can't become addicted to a device, but you can develop behavioural addictions to smartphone functions.
Instead of nagging younger kids "not to forget", and trusting the power of the child’s developing memory alone, try to help them "offload" as much of the work as possible.
While politicians argue endlessly over gun control, here are 10 practical ways the rest of us can work to prevent school shootings.
A new paper describes the idea of "genetic nurture", where parents’ genes, even those not passed on to their child, have major effects on kids’ health and educational attainment.
It can be difficult to tell the difference between disordered and difficult behaviour, and the approach is different for both.
Loving parent can think of nothing more important than protecting their shy children, but excessively protecting your child and taking over doesn’t allow them to learn through experience.
Jihyun Park escaped North Korea and is now living in Manchester. But how to explain her scars to her children? Or why they can't call their relatives still living in North Korea?
Encouraging positive associations with school, good temperament and keeping communication open between parents, children and teachers can help your child (and you) be more ready for this transition.
In this episode of The Anthill podcast, we bring you stories on helicopter parenting, early puberty, and what it's like to grow up as a Muslim in Britain.
Women who were a healthy weight before pregnancy should aim to gain between 11.5 and 16 kilograms during pregnancy.
In a climate of Trumpism, where racism and violence are daily occurrences, the need to reflect on our racialized children and our anti-racism parenting is critical -- on MLK Day and every day.
Starting university is a common cause of heightened stress, with many new challenges for students to overcome.
Children feel worried or nervous in a new situation if they think something bad might happen or if they feel they won’t be able to handle the situation.
Parental views have a big impact on the decisions that children make - so let's help mums and dads support their daughters in STEM careers.
Teaching your kids core principles about sexuality and consent early can help them navigate the gray areas of adulthood.
Many parents are fearful about their children being online. Messaging services for children could help both kids and parents learn how to communicate safely and respectfully in the digital space.
Psychology researchers bring infants into the lab to learn more about how shared book reading influences brain and behavioral development.
Touchscreen technologies have made it easy for children as young as four to go online. Here are some things to teach them about how to be safe on the internet.
Meningococcal is a rare but very serious infection that can lead to blood poisoning and brain infection. But no single vaccine protects against all the strains.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.