Teachers are reporting a perceived lack of social skill development in children and teens. How might excessive screen time affect this development?
Young children love to play with their mums and dads. But for busy parents, it’s often the last thing they feel like doing.
Our research shows outdoor parks offer the ideal place for children to engage in risky play. This may challenge parents who understandably wish to keep their kids ‘safe’ all the time.
Grumbling children and teenagers can be so annoying. But it is important to try and decode their complaints.
Teenagers are experiencing intimate partner violence and abuse that is putting their lives in danger. And they want help from others to spot the early warning signs.
Play fighting can help children’s development in many ways, from their balance, to their nonverbal skills and cognition.
Caring responsibilities and parenthood are common reasons for women in music taking a break. These responsibilities then create barriers to re-establishing careers and career progression.
Dad jokes can help make you a better parent. But that’s only one reason why dad jokes work.
As the school term stretches on, many parents might be tempted to take their children away for a break. Here’s what you need to consider.
The climate crisis is becoming more intense – should this make you think twice about having kids?
Like everyone whose marriage breaks up, nothing is ever quite the same after. What impact Justin Trudeau’s marital breakup will have on his life and career will be revealed in the months to come.
Being a mom can be heartbreaking, empowering, scary, fulfilling and everything in between.
Most young people will have patches during their school career where it feels hard. Sometimes this will lead families to ask whether a new school is the best option.
Not enough data is being collected about the impact taking prescription medication has on breastfeeding.
The main factor that determines whether a child has ‘clinical anxiety’ is the extent to which the fear causes problems in their daily life. Here’s how anxiety in children is treated.
The seven-minute episodes show characters dealing with difficult emotions like fear and grief through play.
Thanks to streaming services, mobiles and tablets, managing a sick child’s screen time has taken on a new dimension.
The increase in children with developmental concerns may flow from the erosion of protective factors that support children during early development.
It’s not always easy to foster connection when the teenager in your life says they want you to go away. But they likely want to be closer than you think.
Without supportive parents, children already under stress may experience a shrinkage in brain volume in an area of the brain that is important for learning and memory.