Single mothers I interviewed described feeling isolated, stigmatised and frustrated with negative stereotypes.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
The mobile game has been downloaded more than 50 million times. If you have kids, they've probably played it. But it's more problematic than most people realise.
Objections raised about the school syllabus by parents, schools and civil society point to a bigger problem with the state.
'Simple adoption' can preserve the identity of an adopted child by giving them a legal connection to both their birth family and their new family.
The South African child support grant is progressive in its gender-neutrality, yet men make up only 2% of those who collect it.
Many baby books promote sleep-training methods that involve leaving babies to cry at night. But there are gentler ways to get a good night's sleep.
Traumatic experiences affect people closest to the victims.
You've probably heard of 'attachment styles' when it comes to relationships. They begin to develop as part of your early experiences with parents, and affect your relationships throughout life.
Chinese animated film Ne Zha is a box office phenomenon, but it also has a surprising story to tell about raising the ideal 'guai' child – for the family, and for the state.
Cannabis was legalized in Canada one year ago but we know little about the effects of parents using it in front of their children.
One in four Australians is overweight or obese by the time they reach adolescence, but it's difficult to predict who is at risk. These three questions can help.
The idea that we can sit down calmly and rationally and explain to our children how they can take drugs safely overlooks a bundle of emotional issues.
Daylight saving time starts this weekend, and it can often be the beginning of new dramas getting kids to bed. Here's how to make the transition a little smoother.
Almost one in three new mothers report severe problems getting their baby to sleep and settle. Every baby is different but some women are more likely to struggle – here's why.
Designating an object with the movement of a finger is at the heart of human communication, yet precisely why we point isn't clearly understood. A new paper indicates that it may be related to touch.
Single parents and unmarried parents who live together spend less on their children than married parents.
Many educators receive little or no training in how to spot brain injuries resulting from a concussion. There are ways to improve collaboration.
The man whose book outsold all others, except the Bible.
On top of teaching them how to recognize numbers and count to 10, make sure they're playing with puzzles.