Children can pay an emotional price when their family situation sours. How can carers help them when hard times arrive?
Parents are key to helping little ones navigate the social, emotional, cognitive and practical changes that come with starting prep
How you cope with stress is influenced by your earlier experiences, your genes and brain regulation
Stick with the simple truth when having this difficult but necessary conversation
A child’s developing memory makes the world wondrous and slow, but an adult’s reliance on routine speeds everything up
Fantastical beliefs in children are associated with positive developmental outcomes
Fights between children serve an important purpose, writes Dr Lyn O’Grady MAPS. It’s one way that children learn to resolve problems, and negotiating conflicts with each other also helps them to work out their place in the family. Some siblings get along more easily than others. This can depend on factors such as temperament and the way…
Fast-changing technology and the ways to manage its impact are of great concern for parents. But helping your children develop their skills is a more constructive approach than strict rules and outright bans, says Jocelyn Brewer Assoc MAPS.
The incidence of parents delaying the start to school has doubled. Why are they making this choice?
Hearing a word makes reading it later easier, eye-tracking research has shown