Families in the UK play a significant role in introducing children to colourist views. They can also be instrumental in challenging them.
We tend to think when children are using screens, they are passive and sitting still. But they can move in response to what they watch. Or get inspiration for what to play next.
Engaging in purposeful, meaningful and strategic conversations with children can directly support children’s language comprehension, an important component of reading.
You can donate to environmental charities and even purchase carbon offsets, but not having an additional child typically has a much greater impact.
New research shows that women’s earnings are negatively impacted by having children, while men’s aren’t. The effects can be long-lasting and contribute to the gender pay gap.
Karina Gould’s parental leave is similar to that of many Canadians. Yet there are key differences, and they offer lessons on how parental leave could be redesigned to help more Canadian parents.
Fiction offers precious and sobering insights into the impact of alcohol in the lives of women and children.
Lunchboxes should have food for concentration, growth and health as well as something to drink.
Chances are, your teenager has already seen online porn. How should you respond if you find out they are watching it? What conversations should you be having with young children to prepare them?
However you structure pocket money in your family, it is important to consider it an opportunity to learn about finances.
Raising children with behavioural, developmental or learning difficulties can also make parenting more challenging. So how can parent training help?
For many families, there is a daily battle around getting kids off their screens and back into real life.
From keeping up routines, to making contact with new teachers, there are many things families can do to lay the groundwork for a more positive school year ahead.
Researchers with expertise in parent-child relationships and child development offer 5 tips about how parents or caregivers can find a balance between children’s structured and unstructured time.
It is OK for kids to feel bored. In fact, boredom can help children to develop a number of important skills.
Parenting with ADHD presents unique challenges but also strengths. By using strategies for managing ADHD, and seeking resources when needed, parents can create a positive and fulfilling family life.
Being more mindful to our own needs as well as those of the people in our lives can help us be more compassionate and attentive.
Give children credit, agency and listen to them and you will have a successful visit.
For over 20 years, I have researched and treated children sleep problems. The research suggests changing sleep patterns over the summer break does not have to be a problem.
A study has found parents with high levels of ‘hostile sexism’ showed less warmth and were less engaged with their child, were less sensitive to their child’s needs, and were more controlling.