Secondary school exams are here, with all the stress they bring. But parents can help their teenagers stay engaged by getting the motivational basics right and keeping a sense of perspective.
Should teens drink alcohol? Ideally, no. But in the real world, here are some tips on how to minimise harm.
There is no such thing as “too young” to start the conversation about consent and children’s literature can help.
Telling new parents to do mindfulness tasks with their five minutes of free time might not be realistic – but adding mindfulness to tasks you’re already doing is just a good use of time.
A philosophy professor looks at the learning styles of different creatures to gain insight into curiosity among human beings.
Results are coming back for students in years, 3, 5, 7 and 9. It can seem like a very big deal to stressed students. In reality, it is only one indicator of how a child is progressing.
Parents and caregivers can support teens with the transition to high school by taking the time to connect and talk, whenever and however you can.
Soon after a baby is born, it’s becoming more common these days for the father or non-birthing parent to be encouraged to place the newborn directly on their chest.
Physical activity levels decline during the teenage years. Introducing your teen to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is one way to get them moving and feeling better.
Family routines can provide stability during times of stress. Here are four strategies for building resilience against stress and family challenges to put into place as children head back to school.
It’s common to hear ex-lovers or friends and politicians described as ‘narcissists’. But what does this really mean and when it is a problem?
For young New Zealand European fathers with a criminal conviction, having a son seems to have a large and persistent positive impact. What cultural and gender forces might be at work?
New research identifies four main ways parents try to deal with their children’s use of screens. All have their pros and cons.
Clueless star Alicia Silverstone sparked furious debate by revealing she co-sleeps with her 11-year-old son.
The NDIS offers support for activities of daily living, but doesn’t count parenting in this category.
Despite what many men believe, they might not have all the time in the world when it comes to having children.
In some regions of the country, mothers and fathers have different approaches than their counterparts in other regions.
People who say they don’t want children are often told they’ll change their mind. The authors of a new study found otherwise.
The good news is there are evidence-based strategies that can help you discipline your child without using violence.
How we name our children follows trends like any other cultural expression. It’s about taste as well as broader societal shifts.