The science of stress explains why parenting during the pandemic feels so hard. Here are strategies from psychologists for taking back control when you dread yet another challenging day ahead.
As a society, we must shift our collective culture away from a silent complacency around interpersonal trauma and towards intentionally working to prevent it.
As women’s relationship with work and career has changed, so too has the relationship with parenting. What women need now is more targeted support in raising children.
A contrast to the bumbling and immature fathers commonly found on sitcoms, Bob Saget’s character on ‘Full House’ reflected a shift in expectations of fatherhood that began in the late 1970s.
Teens across millennia have yearned to explore, try new things and participate in risky behaviours. The key difference, however, seems to be the experience of a rebellion or restlessness.
Not all parents agree about vaccinating their child. Here’s what’s likely to happen if cases go to court.
Demonstrating for parents how to talk with their babies and toddlers can improve kids’ vocabulary and math skills, new research finds.
Parenting means internal competition between three evolved responses: the threat, drive and soothing system. The threat light is on often, but it can be dampened by tapping into the soothing system.
Pediatricians and other health care providers can take some concrete steps toward building trust and counteracting anti-vaccination misinformation.
Many fathers act as a central support for their partner and child – but some feel they lack support themselves.
As many as two-thirds of couples do it.
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?