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.
Michelle Obama placed motherhood at the center of her role as first lady – a decision not all women applauded.
Parents of children who have complex healthcare needs often find their role as a mother or father is overwhelmed by all the clinical tasks they have to undertake.
Some youths find in gangs the love and social standing that's missing in their home lives.
The perils of bug parenting.
Some dads need just as much help as mums, but society isn't giving it to them.
The lead author of a new American Academy of Pediatrics statement summarizes important guidelines for children's use of electronic devices.
Young people actually take responsibility for their own financial decisions but they fail to learn from their parents about how to handle money, new research shows.