Despite the disproportionate burden mothers have faced during lockdown, encouraging parents to share child care and housework more equally is almost never suggested as part of the solution.
Fathers whose own dads were highly nurturing tend to have healthier levels of competition and be more emotionally open.
A moral philosopher and bioethicist offers parents some tips for weighing family masking decisions.
The growing popularity of #winemom and its portrayal on social media. Is it humour and empowerment or binge drinking and mental health challenges?
In learning what we can from stressful situations, we can model efficient ways of coping for our children
A meta-analysis of 437 studies found that egomaniacs aren't just a bummer – they can be dangerous, too.
Victorians who need donated eggs and sperm face limited choice, lengthy waits and high costs.
Job loss and reduced earnings can exacerbate existing power imbalances trans people may face in their personal relationships.
Fictional screen robots have long represented our fear of technology. A new animated family film combines this trepidation with many parents' fear of losing offline connection with their kids.
Violence is a tough but necessary subject to address. Here are four articles on how to speak to your child about violence.
Both are essential on a farm, but the costs are making it harder for young farmers to grow their businesses.
You might expect progressive policies in our universities, but a parental leave system of primary and secondary caregivers – the first 93% women, the second 96% men – perpetuates the gender gap.
As teens forge their post-pandemic identities, let’s afford them the 'dignity of risk,' in their whole lives including their sexualities.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and the film Rear Window are great examples of how parents and teachers can use movies and books to start discussions with young people about consent.
A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.
Since the pandemic began, parents have had to negotiate their own workplace demands and other responsibilities with around-the-clock child care responsibilities.
As more people get vaccinated and different facets of society slowly reopen, challenges remain in the nation's quest to get back to normal. Here are five articles that help illuminate the path.
After more than a year of isolation and empty schedules, some kids might be apprehensive or anxious about interacting with the outside world. Psychology experts provide tips to ease the transition.
Children take their lead from their parents. And it is, after all parents, not teachers, who have regular, long-term contact with children from birth onwards.