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.
Mothers' well-being is crucial for children to flourish, but maternal mental health has suffered during COVID-19. Successful pandemic recovery for mothers and families depends on four factors.
If you're considering homeschooling because your child seems to do better at home, but are unsure if it's the right thing to do, here are five things to take into account.
From talking about death to understanding grief, these picture books can help parents start a difficult conversation about death with young children.
Early test results look promising, and Pfizer has asked the FDA to review and authorize its vaccine for use in teens. That doesn't mean putting away the face masks, though.
Many parents install apps onto their kids' phone to restrict their online activity, especially if it may be dangerous. But a lot of personal data requested by the apps is sold to third parties.
A psychologist explains why certain goals may be more effective than others in breaking screen habits.
A genderqueer sociologist offers tips to disrupt gender-based discrimination in childhood.
Researchers mapped the variation in preschool policies, and how they impact on what families pay, across all states and territories. Some places charge much higher fees than others.