Every small change to promote healthy levels of screen time is a step in the right direction for the health, wellbeing and development of children.
Parents who spy on their children’s online activity run the risk of doing more harm than good, an expert says.
Teens have been through a lot in the pandemic and things won’t simply go back to normal as the nation opens up. Here’s how to support their mental health during the transition.
The Channel Nine program pits ten different parenting styles against each other. It may make for compelling TV, but parents need information, not extra pressure.
Grocery shopping and family meals are prime opportunities to build reading and math skills – particularly for young Latino children, a new study finds.
Two experts on transgender youth share how to talk about gender and support trans youth.
Parents often want their kids to be creative. But while creativity has many benefits, it can also be used for harm. Here’s how to teach kids to harness their imagination for the common good.
You my be able to spot a committed dad from the size of his hypothalamus,
When a student suffers a concussion, their school typically offers certain accommodations – lighter workload, rest breaks, more time to complete tests. Do kids with long COVID need the same?
Human beings evolved to nurture – and that drive can extend to children who aren’t your own and even to members of other species.
A study of over 1,000 children in rural Oklahoma found that social and emotional health may be just as important as diet and exercise in reducing child obesity.
Children have been hearing about the dangers of COVID since the pandemic began. Here’s how to help them understand and cope with a positive diagnosis.
There’s no need to pull out the candy catapult this year, but a few reasonable precautions can keep COVID-19 transmissions in check.
Art classes and STEM toys are nice, but there are simple and free ways parents can encourage their child’s creativity – or keep it from getting squashed.
Attention control theory holds that heightened anxiety impairs the efficiency of mental processes. For instance, stressing about something can make us lose focus on the task at hand.
While giftedness is a strength for children, being twice exceptional creates a vulnerability.
New research shows that though we are good at making healthy choices for those we care for, we are often subsequently less good at taking care of ourselves.
Freedom of speech is a human right. But it comes with limitations, such as using the right to incite violence. Conversations around these concepts are a part of democratic education.
A recent study explored fathers’ perceptions of sexuality and relationship education topics. It found most fathers considered their children’s safety a top concern.
New information Instagram makes teens feel worse about their bodies is an opportunity for parents to start a conversation with their children about their online lives, and encourage positive habits.