Anxiety about starting school is common – among both children and parents. This can be for many reasons, but it's useful to keep in mind exposure to our fears helps reduce anxiety.
The brain activity of a parent and child can become synchronised during play and problem solving.
Too much screen time doesn't leave enough time for other important parts of growing up. Predicting which little kids will likely grow into heavy tech users could help target educational campaigns.
Caregivers can strategize with young gamers and challenge racist and sexist stereotypes.
Families are so afraid of welfare systems that many would take drastic steps to move their children to countries they chose to leave
Some parents of kids with disabilities are doubling as specialized teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychologists during the pandemic.
For years you may have been adding and subtracting numbers in your head in a certain way, but these strategies were never formally taught at school. Now they are, and they all have names.
Dutch parents worked more and had less leisure time – particularly if they were women.
Every state and territory has its own rules when it comes to the kinds of gifts teachers can receive. But there are general principles to consider that are the same everywhere.
The act of choosing to save or spend money often involves considering a future point in time. Greater focus on saving and budgeting can help children better develop saving skills.
Kids ages 3 to 6 may be missing out on important social, emotional and behavioral lessons during at-home learning.
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.
Make sure your kids know that if they do see something that upsets them, you won’t be angry at them for telling you about it.
Here are four ways adults can help kids work through their worries about the environment.
There are effective ways to help reduce babies’ pain during blood draws and injections, but they are used in less than 50 per cent of newborns. Here's how to ease your infant's pain.
Witnessing their children's experiences of racism was particularly difficult, parents reported.
Talking to a puppet, as opposed to a person, makes the conversation feel less personal. It's sometimes used in therapy to help the child feel less self-conscious and open up.
Schools can impact the mental health and well-being of not just students but their parents, too.
Equipping parents with the right information on what to talk about, and how to talk about it, is a key step in addressing challenges to sexual health.
Our mental health and economy are suffering from this pandemic. Parent support programs are a proven way to improve both.