Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world’s strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
Lockdown is putting more pressure on relationships than ever before. Couples should be able to separate peacefully without apportioning blame.
A nutritionist shares five habits becoming more common during the pandemic that she hopes will continue. Eating family meals together is just the start.
Even those of us spared the worst of COVID-19 are missing our favorite pastimes, places and people. But pleasure can also take unexpected new forms in a pandemic.
Self-sufficiency, outdoor space and a home office will likely be high up the list in future.
Dying without a will can cause all sorts of problems for families.
The best way to avoid any family tensions at home is to know how to spot them building and then try to calm things down. Here are some tips on how to do that.
Emily Klancher Merchant, a historian of science and technology at the University of California at Davis, shares some of the most interesting stories behind the 2020 census questionnaire
The number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades, reaching their lowest number in 32 years.
A narrow definition of family can neglect the experiences of many people and can impact policy and programs. It’s time to expand our ideas of what family means.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Support for European soccer clubs is defining relationships between spouses.
A study shows that when compared to lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, heterosexual youth report improved family relations over the same time period.
For so many people, Christmas movies are a link with a happy and safe childhood home.
If your family Christmas usually involves annoying relatives and unwanted presents, here’s how to be grateful and actually enjoy what the festive season brings.
Ads depicting mothers in the UK and Australia between 1950 and 2010 continue to limit maternal knowledge to the domestic sphere and reinforce gender stereotypes of ‘professional’ expertise
The point of an argument can become lost when debating climate change. Greta Thunberg show us how to stay on-topic.
Parents shouldn’t fear putting tech under the tree. In fact, it could bring families closer together.
More needs to be done by the government and local authorities to recruit diverse adopters and foster carers – including Muslims.
The Earned Income Tax Credit was established in 1975 to reduce payroll taxes and help with rising prices for low-income families. Today, it could help poor families with housing.