Clueless star Alicia Silverstone sparked furious debate by revealing she co-sleeps with her 11-year-old son.
The NDIS offers support for activities of daily living, but doesn’t count parenting in this category.
Despite what many men believe, they might not have all the time in the world when it comes to having children.
In some regions of the country, mothers and fathers have different approaches than their counterparts in other regions.
People who say they don’t want children are often told they’ll change their mind. The authors of a new study found otherwise.
The good news is there are evidence-based strategies that can help you discipline your child without using violence.
How we name our children follows trends like any other cultural expression. It’s about taste as well as broader societal shifts.
Increasingly, parents are realising that flexibility is key to navigating multiple languages, and cultures, within family life.
Recent polling shows more than 90% of Australian parents think their kids’ screen time is a problem.
Gentle parenting holds that parents should try to understand their child’s emotional state.
A psychology researcher explains, squabbling is a child’s first go at figuring out how to get along with others. So, it is possible to see it as a positive.
Kindergartners who are relatively younger than their classroom peers are at risk for doing less well in school. A clinical psychologist explains how to reduce those problems.
With COVID-19 shots finally available for infants and preschoolers, knowing how to combat misinformation on social media and elsewhere could be more important than ever.
Since the second world war, changing ideas about how children should behave have made us fear independent and competent children.
Parents are often the primary source of information that children receive from their environment. How consistent parents’ interactions with their children are matters.
Being a parent can be tricky, and many turn to parenting guides for help in figuring out what to do. Two human development scholars have tips for picking a book that will be useful for you.
In families that are facing economic insecurity, fathers are more likely to experience depressive symptoms that can lead to conflict.
He’s been awarded Father of the Year – but there is a darker side to this character we need to talk about.
Most research on the impact of unplanned pregnancies focuses on mothers. So we turned to Reddit to find out what dads really thought.
The COVID-19 pandemic – and the isolation it brought on – deprived many babies of the stimulating experiences they need to develop. Is the damage permanent? A language specialist weighs in.