About one in five Australian teenagers say they have been bullied. A psychologist and teacher explains how parents can help.
These wartime abductions aren’t specific to the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Throughout history, they’ve inflicted trauma on society’s most vulnerable – making them a rich subject matter for the stage.
A professor of child development explains why it’s OK – recommended, in fact – to respond to an infant’s every cry, sob and whimper.
What are the risks and benefits of having labour induced?
If parents prefer to associate with other parents, what does that mean for people who have decided against having kids?
Workshops that focus on the needs of one particular immigrant community improve mental health for parents and kids and provide an example for other programs to follow.
Think about how your child might feel in the future.
Teachers are increasingly copping abuse from parents and it’s undermining their desire to stay in the profession.
Self-compassion is about talking to yourself like you would talk to a good friend.
Sensitive, responsive interactions with caregivers are crucial to babies’ brain development, social skills and even physical health.
Secondary school exams are here, with all the stress they bring. But parents can help their teenagers stay engaged by getting the motivational basics right and keeping a sense of perspective.
Should teens drink alcohol? Ideally, no. But in the real world, here are some tips on how to minimise harm.
There is no such thing as “too young” to start the conversation about consent and children’s literature can help.
Telling new parents to do mindfulness tasks with their five minutes of free time might not be realistic – but adding mindfulness to tasks you’re already doing is just a good use of time.
A philosophy professor looks at the learning styles of different creatures to gain insight into curiosity among human beings.
Results are coming back for students in years, 3, 5, 7 and 9. It can seem like a very big deal to stressed students. In reality, it is only one indicator of how a child is progressing.
Parents and caregivers can support teens with the transition to high school by taking the time to connect and talk, whenever and however you can.
Soon after a baby is born, it’s becoming more common these days for the father or non-birthing parent to be encouraged to place the newborn directly on their chest.
Physical activity levels decline during the teenage years. Introducing your teen to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) is one way to get them moving and feeling better.
Family routines can provide stability during times of stress. Here are four strategies for building resilience against stress and family challenges to put into place as children head back to school.