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.
While the current political climate has cultivated a sense of fear surrounding cultural differences, when it comes to parenting, these differences could actually help make people better parents.
The most common complaint is conflicting advice, as well as staff who are "bossy, judgemental and inaccessible" and who undermine women's confidence.
Research shows that even four-year-olds feel better after an apology and view people who apologize as nicer than those who don't.
Why we can't help feeling affection for babies, puppies, dolls, teddies and even miniature products.
An environment rife with shame is a fertile breeding ground for conflict: pitting mother against mother.
Like moms, more dads are sweating the work-life balance. While just 35 percent of dads reported such conflicts in 1977, today 60 percent struggle to bring up baby while bringing home the bacon.
What are we really talking about when we criticize women who breastfeed in public?
Is being a pushy parent good? It is helpful to protect your child in ways that mean they don't fail? Here's what the research says.
Women who publicly state their desire never to be mothers in the traditional sense challenge the idea that woman and mother are synonymous.
We should fret less about what teenagers do with their phones, and spend more time talking to them about what the digital, connected future holds for them.
Children's use of screens for fun and education have changed a lot over the years, so why haven't the rules on acceptable screen time kept up?
Fathers experience an equal rise in the bonding chemical oxytocin as mothers do when interacting with their infant.