Research suggests that government spending on very young children is a good investment.
Raising children to speak more than one language is a challenge for parents in today's world. Here are some tips to raise bilingual children.
Finding time to read to your children can be hard, but there are several ways you can make sure your child gets the most out of time for reading aloud.
Some experts fret that the US birthrate is on the decline. That might not be so surprising, when the cost of having children in the US has grown exponentially since the 1960s.
The shift from daylight saving time will leave kids' body clocks an hour "out of sync", in a similar way to jet lag. Here are some evidence-based strategies to deal with this.
Domperidone raises levels of prolactin, which increases the production of breast milk. It's safe for mothers and babies, but not all women will experience the same increase in milk volume.
How parents who post about their kids do so out of pride, but can spark family conflict too.
Parents – stop panicking. Teens use secondary Instagram accounts not to be sneaky, but to show their "non-polished" selves and connect with small groups of true friends.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.
As Pink Shirt Day approaches, early childhood educators offer practical strategies for parents and teachers to create an inclusive environment and reduce bullying.
Domestic violence services have rightly focused most attention on meeting survivors' needs. Increasingly, though, organizations are involving men and boys in domestic violence prevention.
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.