The tragic case of a 12-year-old boy who experienced sextortion highlights the importance of practical advice for parents on having conversations about sex, sextortion and healthy device habits.
Host Vinita Srivastava explores why racist, homophobic and sexist attitudes are increasingly showing up in school-age boys – and what we can do about it.
Childcare now constitutes around 60% of the overall cost of raising a child in the UK.
The gentle parenting movement has exploded in popularity on social media. But is it good for kids or parents?
As we approach the season of giving, a child psychology researcher offers suggestions on how parents can teach their kids to be generous and kind.
Questions about co-sleeping are often drowned out in a whirlwind of information and opinions. But science can provide some answers.
Childhood trauma can completely alter the trajectory of someone’s life, but for others, it barely affects them at all. After going through trauma, why do some people seem fine?
Have conversations with your child about online safety – and reassure them you will help them with any problems they encounter online.
It is almost a year since ChatGPT burst onto the scene. Generative artificial intelligence has become incredibly assessable to everyone, including young people.
A major study of screen use found it’s not the screen itself that really matters but what’s on it and the way kids use it.
We’re all familiar with a green ‘G’ or a red ‘MA’ on a movie poster, but those ratings don’t have any basis in what we know about child development. They’d be much more useful for parents if they did.
Parents may be familiar with this scenario: a child is well behaved at school and polite to their teachers but has a meltdown at home in the afternoon.
New research sheds light on how autism affects how we feed our babies, and vice versa.
Children born through international surrogacy aren’t protected by Australian laws.
Psychologists have long focused on the importance of a secure attachment with a mother for healthy child development. A new look supports the value of attachment – but it doesn’t have to be with mom.
We found each of the books tended to give parents one approach for dealing with their child’s sleep, rather than a range of options.
Many parents find themselves grappling with an avalanche of sugary treats at Halloween.
The latest State of the World’s Fathers report found a shift in attitudes. In 15 countries, between 70% and 90% of men agreed with the statement, “I feel as responsible for care work as my partner.”
New research finds 83% of surveyed Australian parents say it is important their children see Australian-made programs.
Navigating disagreements about screens can provide parents with valuable opportunities to foster quality relationships and raise children who can manage themselves responsibly.