If you and the kids are stumped for things to do these holidays, and looking for ways to reconnect after a really trying school term, here are some ideas to try.
Let your children embrace boredom, don’t try too hard to create the perfect lockdown holiday and warn your employer your attention might be even more divided than usual over the next few weeks.
Judges have described New Zealand’s surrogacy parentage laws as ‘creaky’ and ‘inadequate’. The Law Commission has finally proposed significant reform.
Parents and caregivers are central to promoting child safety. Improving their ability to prevent injury to children is key.
Studies on homework are frequently quite general, and don’t consider specific types of homework tasks. So it isn’t easy to measure how effective homework can be. But here’s what we do know.
One of the best things you can do to encourage your kids to mask up is to model wearing one. There are other things you can try too.
Suspensions don’t just harm Black children – they also harm their parents’ employment, a school discipline expert argues in a forthcoming book.
With a bit of preparation, role play and modelling the type of behaviour you’d like to see in your child, the process can be plain sailing.
Go back to 17th- and 18th-century England and France and you’ll see the same sort of handwringing over birthrates that we’re seeing today.
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.
Teachers and students are likely to use a lot more online learning tools than they did pre-pandemic even after in-person classes resume.
Although some parents may be reluctant to let their children explore their surroundings alone, allowing kids to wander can help build their sense of direction.
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.
Parents with a newborn were doing significantly better on most parental and relational outcomes during lockdown.
While past studies have placed the proportion of child-free American adults at somewhere between 2% and 9%, a new study found that in Michigan, over 1 in 4 adults don’t want kids.
A playground is a great place for kids to exercise their bodies. But it’s also important to give kids opportunities to exercise their mind. Here’s how to do that.
Early childhood education and care centres, which includes childcare and preschool, are part of our village. They form a support network established to ensure parents’ and children’s lifelong success.
This study wanted to find whether believing your child is better at school than they actually are was detrimental or beneficial to the child’s academic success. Turns out, it actually helps.