Many children and adolescents fall victim to online exploitation, but there are some steps parents can take to protect their children online.
Parents can feel judged for taking their child to a doctor too soon or too late.
All brothers and sisters have tensions or disagreements from time to time as they jockey for position in the family. But when one sibling victimizes another, there can be serious and ongoing harms.
While excess weight arises from a complex interplay of genes, environment, diet and activity, new research finds Americans hold parents responsible for excess weight in their kids.
It might be tempting to fly off the handle and deliver a lecture on the dangers of vaping. But here’s what might actually work.
The way a parent or caregiver responds in this situation is extremely important.
One way to prevent mental health challenges in children: Recognize and treat the mental health issues of their parents.
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.
Children and the adults they become need to choose how they grieve. That may include sharing their experiences and getting angry.
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.
Uber is eyeing a service to take children wherever their parents would otherwise have to drive them themselves. Some might see it as a lifesaver, but it’s problematic for many reasons.
If you skirt the small talk and dig a little deeper, you’ll be surprised at what you might learn.
If parents prefer to associate with other parents, what does that mean for people who have decided against having kids?
Appalachia has one of the highest rates of oral health problems per person in the US.
Should teens drink alcohol? Ideally, no. But in the real world, here are some tips on how to minimise harm.
Given the clear importance of language skills for lifelong outcomes, it is critical to set children up early for language success.
Parents and caregivers can support teens with the transition to high school by taking the time to connect and talk, whenever and however you can.
Three years observing in a public school has given one scholar a close-up look at the sweeping challenges in public education.
Parents are often the primary source of information that children receive from their environment. How consistent parents’ interactions with their children are matters.