Parents may try to shield children from information about COVID-19, but their important questions need answering.
South Africa's national lockdown will amplify the needs of children with special education needs and disability.
About half of incarcerated women in the United States are mothers to children under age 18. Natural spaces within a prison can help maintain their mother-child bonds.
One anthropologist found 1,072 similar words for 'mom' and 'dad' in the world's languages. It turns out a mix of biology, culture and encouragement from parents explains this phenomenon.
New research shows that babies around the world love baby talk — and when adults baby talk to them it is good for their language development.
Whether we miss them, feel guilty about not having appreciated them more or struggle to forgive them, remembering our parents can hurt. Here's how to move on.
Research shows smartphone use disrupts an essential facet of human connection – eye contact.
Mobile health apps, teleconferencing with experts and thoughtfully designed educational platforms can all help families during the chaotic and confusing early years.
If schools and childcare centres shut without the necessary support, Australia may permanently lose valuable teachers and early childhood educators.
The decline in US birth weight is somewhat of a puzzle for public health researchers.
Second-generation migrants in Britain report more discrimination.
It starts with recognising your child needs support. Then, you have to prove they are eligible for it. Finally, you have to find the appropriate support. There's help available along the way.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
It doesn't work, so why do so many parents do it?
It's important for babies to be in control of the pace and amount they eat.
While many families are busy planning how to spend their time together this Christmas holiday season, others are planning how to manage their time apart.
Unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are not only wasteful, but may also have unintended consequences for a child's health.
DNA testing gives limited information about whether people are likely to be related. But even if we overcame the many practical and legal hurdles to implementing it, what's the point?
Conflict happens far too frequently between the parents of very sick children and hospital teams.
There's no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.