The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.
Stay calm, stick to the facts and talk to your children about your own feelings on the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease.
There are better ways to convey your emotions.
The circulation of misinformation makes understanding the world difficult. Here are three ways you can help children to think critically about the news they see, hear and read.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Swimming lessons can save lives. Here's what your child should ideally be able to do in the water at different stages of their development.
It doesn't work, so why do so many parents do it?
It's easy to worry if your child doesn't seem to be developing as quickly as their playmates. But trust your 'niggles' and watch out for 'aha' moments. Our research shows they're often right.
We should not hesitate to discourage in children the idea that people are either good or bad.
Asian students were bullied and excluded during the SARS outbreak. Here's how we can get schools to help prevent that happening again.
Too many parents are on their phones when they would be better putting in quality time with their children.
While it's important to show support and model learning behaviour, there is a limit to how much help you can give without robbing your child of the opportunity to learn for themselves.
Having fewer children is one of the most effective ways an individual can mitigate climate change.
Babies and toddlers might not be able to communicate well or at all with words, but they show their distress during disasters through behaviour. Here's how parents can help them cope.
Your children can have a rich experience, seeing different parts of the world and understanding other cultures. And there are several things you can do to support their learning.
Generally speaking, if your English-speaking child is at least six years old by the end of the year, there are some standard things they should know and be able to do.
Parents shouldn't fear putting tech under the tree. In fact, it could bring families closer together.
Single mothers I interviewed described feeling isolated, stigmatised and frustrated with negative stereotypes.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
The mobile game has been downloaded more than 50 million times. If you have kids, they've probably played it. But it's more problematic than most people realise.