Video calls are not simply “screen time” for little kids. They offer an important opportunity for socialisation.
When it comes to discussing pornography and sexuality with their children, parents have to learn to be quiet and listen.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
A study found that students' experiences of parents' psychological control predicted higher fear of failure and worse adjustment to their university studies.
In about two in three US families with two parents, both are working or looking for a job. That makes caring for kids when schools and day care providers are closed hard if not impossible.
One in four children will experience sleep problems before their 10th birthday. Here are the top factors, plus steps parents can take to give their kids (and themselves) a good night's sleep.
In a recent survey, more than three-quarters of white parents of 6- to 11-year-olds said they didn't talk to their kids very much about racism.
When we arrest adults, we are often arresting parents. But protections for children are haphazard and kids are falling through the cracks.
Dads are taking parenting much more seriously. But according to a new study of sitcoms, the stereotype of the foolish father remains stubbornly in place.
Whether they're holding hands and singing Ring Around the Rosie or posing during a TikTok video, kids connect to each other and find joy through dance.
A scholar and mother of a young child who is now working at home explores what's called the 'work-family conflict' – and finds that's the wrong label for the impossible choices faced by parents.
As schools and daycares are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, academic mothers are finding themselves less able to conduct research and write articles.
The best way to avoid any family tensions at home is to know how to spot them building and then try to calm things down. Here are some tips on how to do that.
This real-time snapshot of the digital divide illustrates why education experts are concerned that school closures could increase achievement gaps.
Children on the autism spectrum find it difficult to learn independently and manage their time. Parents can use these 5 strategies to help their child learn from home during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Children are always brimming with curiosity about things that most adults take for granted.
These strategies for easing needle pain and fear make vaccinations and other injections easier for parents and children. They are simple and helpful for all ages, from infants to adults.
For many children, the pandemic means staying at home, not seeing friends or going to the playground. It's difficult to regulate emotions with so much going on. But there are ways parents can help.
Self-isolation and physical distancing only add to the problems for mothers with an intellectual disability who are at risk of failing to get the help they need.
People hate boredom. Some would rather get a painful shock than sit in a room with nothing to do for 15 minutes. But boredom spurs us on to create and can help focus our attention.