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.
Being a parent can be tricky, and many turn to parenting guides for help in figuring out what to do. Two human development scholars have tips for picking a book that will be useful for you.
Smacking children is illegal in Wales and Scotland.
Some parents engage in domestic abuse by influencing their children to fear, dislike or distrust their other parent. What happens next is a cascade of losses.
You can still tell the truth without ruining everyone’s Easter. Here are some tips.
An education researcher explains how most school rating websites lack a key piece of information about school performance.
A pediatrician recommends helping your child cope with getting vaccines by employing “The Three P’s” – Preparation, Proximity and Praise.
Making daily time to connect with their children is an important way of nurturing family experiences and relationships and to find restoration.
People have formed tribes since the dawn of time and, in the digital age, online tribes are helping members deal with all the uncertainties and decisions involved in getting kids ready for school.
As a society, we must shift our collective culture away from a silent complacency around interpersonal trauma and towards intentionally working to prevent it.
Childcare centres are closing due to staff shortages, but this was a problem well before the pandemic.
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.
College students with children have slightly higher GPAs but often take a longer time to graduate and are more likely to drop out of school.
A researcher who studied family estrangement identifies the main reasons behind it and how people can find a path to reconcile and heal family rifts.
Student loan debt can hurt borrowers, but the pain is even greater when the borrower is taking out a student loan for their child, new research shows.
Has COVID rendered concepts such as “work-life conflict” or “work-life balance” redundant?
Maybe we need new ways to describe and navigate the new pandemic reality.
Estimates suggest that every 12 seconds, a child somewhere in the world loses a caregiver to the coronavirus pandemic.
Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
The government is paying childcare services in hot-spots 25% of pre-pandemic revenue. But without parents’ fees, the sector is still in a tough position.