However, there are still challenges for fathers taking on equal or primary care responsibilities.
Childbearing goals have remained remarkably consistent over the decades. What has changed is when people start their families and how many kids they end up having.
Extremely young school shooters are not believed to be capable of forming criminal intent.
Evidence-based tools for dialectical behaviour therapy can help us manage family stressors during the virulent respiratory virus season.
The best way to manage anger is to try to reduce the likelihood that these situations will arise. But even so, having a plan for what can you do when anger strikes is important.
One longitudinal Australian study found children who drop out of sport between eight and ten years are at greater risk for social and emotional problems compared to those who continue in sport.
Sand is an excellent material to play with. It is versatile, widely available, open-ended and cheap. And you don’t need a fancy plastic mould to make something special.
If children squabble, adults usually try to establish the cause and provide a solution. But experts say it is more effective to help kids solve the argument themselves.
Sound sleep, for long enough every night, with consistent bed and wake-up times are critical for kids’ health. A child development expert suggests some overarching tips to help get you there.
Parenting is difficult and there can be added pressure and stress during holidays. Creating safe, secure, loving environments and being present with your children is the greatest gift you can give.
Lots of kids wonder about this. Here are some of the basics.
The key is to understand what is happening, and then help them relax.
Extending visits from nurses who can listen without judgement and offer practical, evidence-informed advice helps new parents who are experiencing adversity.
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.