While talking about drugs with young people isn't always comfortable, research has shown that it's critical for prevention.
Inequality across the domestic sphere – housework and parenting – jeopardises relationship quality.
New research shows that families in Japan and the US struggle in very similar ways with how technology is affecting their lives, their relationships and each other.
Poor sleep in infants and children has been linked to an array of problems, from aggression to poor school performance to diabetes, obesity and suicide. Our expert reviews the science.
Parental well-being is being adversely affected by baby advice which isn't backed by evidence.
Parents can help protect their kids from cannabis abuse by openly discussing the health risks, the pleasures and the responsible ways to use the drug.
About 60% of children in South Africa under 10 years don't live with their biological fathers. But research sheds light on those who despite the pressures remain involved in their children’s lives.
Technology enables many ways of interacting. We need to be more specific and scientific.
School can always be stressful, but starting high school for the first time comes with its own fears and anxieties. Here's some simple advice for parents to help their freshmen navigate the new year.
Parents need to use different approaches to shape behaviour depending on the child's personality type.
Sex education in progressive countries like The Netherlands and Switzerland emphasizes intimacy, adventure and connection. Lower rates of teen pregnancy and sexual dysfunction ensue.
Did you know there has never been a safer time to be a child in Canada? Research shows that kids need freedom outdoors to explore exhilaration and fear, and discover their own limits.
Psychological defence mechanisms such as blaming parents can be more dangerous for mental health than a traumatic past experience itself.
The rise in student-on-student sexual assaults at school has been linked to the sexualisation of kids, and their easy access to online pornography.
When to start their child at school is often a stressful decision for parents, and there is a need for more support for them in making that choice.
Teenagers pick up cues about drinking from you and your family. Here's how you can help them develop a healthier relationship with alcohol.
With the pressure on parents rising, we could all learn something from the concept of 'good enough parenting' proposed half a century ago.
With summer in full swing and kids flocking to camps across Canada, how do you assess whether your child's having a good experience? Some suggestions on how to evaluate what will work for your child.
The transition from early learning parent involvement to primary school level often leads to less face time with school and teachers and more home-based support for children.
Daughters across the US feel like their relationship with their father was damaged by their parents' divorce. Here are steps daughters can take to repair that relationship.