Children missed being with friends but liked the freedom to move around at home. These are some of the takeaways from an education researcher who talked to 30 kids ages 5-8.
Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
Children use play to express themselves and process their emotions. Here’s how parents can make the most of play time together.
It’s no surprise kids are feeling a lot of anxiety after a year and a half of a global pandemic. Here’s what signs parents can look out for, and what to do if their child is feeling overwhelmed.
Public and community health experts highlight four ways that communities can collaborate to encourage physical activity and fun.
Teachers and students are likely to use a lot more online learning tools than they did pre-pandemic even after in-person classes resume.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
There’s a need to better understand coercive control as an important component of domestic violence when it comes to making decisions around co-parenting.
Child care insecurity has received much less attention than food insecurity, but it is similarly complex. And affordability is only one part of the problem.
Fathers whose own dads were highly nurturing tend to have healthier levels of competition and be more emotionally open.
Both are essential on a farm, but the costs are making it harder for young farmers to grow their businesses.
If the plan is fully phased in as proposed, workers could get up to $4,000 a month for a total of 12 weeks in paid leave to care for a newborn, another loved one or themselves within 10 years.
For middle-class and wealthy families, securing government aid tends to be free of hassles. For low-income families, the process is often stigmatizing and the benefits meager.
After more than a year of isolation and empty schedules, some kids might be apprehensive or anxious about interacting with the outside world. Psychology experts provide tips to ease the transition.
There’s no need for children with food allergies to miss out this Easter. Here’s how to include them in your celebrations and help keep them safe.
The camera has long been used to defy a media landscape steeped in negative portrayals of Black families.
Fertility is higher in Northern Europe than in Southern Europe. To understand, let’s take a look at family policies, equality between women and men and the economic context.
Older adults – despite their awareness of increased risk of COVID-19 – are not reporting more feelings of anxiety, anger or stress than younger age groups.
A new study reveals Australians felt both more connected to immediate family and more distant from others because of restrictions. The financial cost for many families has also been high.
When we asked parents how they were going during Australia’s first lockdown, they told us about their stresses, challenges and joys. And policymakers need to hear this.